When does having the client standing in direct sunlight work best?
Get all shots finished before setting up the lights in a new location. Have a plan of locations you want to go to after the client arrives so you can manage the time well.
Softer light looks more natural.
If it’s too bright out, bring a reflector or position the client under scaffolding or a tree to soften the light.
For a corporate shoot, sometimes a light will need to be on top of a table instead of on the floor.
Where should the hair light be positioned?
What is the B Light for and where is it’s position in the lighting set up?
What do you do if the lights aren’t firing properly?
What does switching to slave mode do?
What is the C light for?
If there is direct sunlight coming inside the room where you are shooting, close window shades if necessary to create some face shadow.
How can you get rid of dark shadows on the face?
Be sure to have light coming from above or in front of the client so the shadows created will look more natural.
On corporate shoots, look at all the spaces they are providing and choose the best one so you’ll have enough room. Get all the shots done in one location before moving on to the next.
Sometimes a company may only have a very small space and you may have to stand out in a hallway. What can be done if the space provided is too small?
During a several person shoot, how can we keep things moving smoothly and staying organized?
Bring some hairspray in case it gets really windy out and the client didn’t hire the make up artist.
It's highly recommended to hire a make up artist since she will have you look your best on camera and can adjust hair on windy days.You can focus more on expression if you don't have to worry about these other things.