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Behind the Scenes

at Trolley Square Mall

As part of The Hive gallery’s fashion month we did a live shoot at the mall (during open hours) for the public to come watch!  It was tons  of work, tons of fun and we had a great turn out of spectators!  Here is a behind the scenes look with lighting diagrams (click them for a full size view) and video which will give you some real life peeks at how everything was set up!  Enjoy!


  • Mark Benson


    Love the video, really brings it back to life. Really enjoyed that day!

  • Michelle


    Jake, Do you ever use just one ocf?

    • Jake Garn


      Off Camera Flash! Ha! That one was too easy, thanks everyone. :-) Yes, there are lots of times I only use one OCF but it's usually when I'm outside and the sun is able to substitute as a second light source. I also sometimes use one flash and a reflector for beauty headshots. In indoor situations where there is wardrobe styling I almost always want to use multiple lights just to show off the entire team's hard work.

  • Vicki Loader


    Jake thanks so much for sharing!

  • Jake Garn


    Hi Michelle - I'm not sure what an ocf is, could you enlighten me?

  • Steve


    @Jake Garn I think ocf means Of Camera Flash. Thank you for the post, it's inspiring and great learning material.

  • Carolyn


    Excellent! Thank you so much for sharing your lighting info! (p.s. "OCF" means "off camera flash".)

  • Background


    Jake, The above is a fantastic resource and inspiration to many photographers, keep up the good work. I always look forward to your latest posts. Andrew

  • Kimble


    Very cool work!

  • D.J. Ellis


    Thanks for sharing both the lighting diagrams and the BTS vid. Great info! The beats were pretty bangin' too.

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