Most of our traditional family portraits are created in the studio with strobes. Last year, though, I started experimenting with just using the modeling light. (I know, I know...there are constant lights out there now...but somehow this feels different to me.)
When I used the modeling light with the FE 85mm F1.4 GM (SEL85F14GM) and dragged the shutter - combined with the dancers' movement, I was able to create images like these:
Of course, we all know the Sony files don’t come in with grain like this, so it was added in LR to get a more film-like feel. 😊
I also used the modeling light to create this, also with the 85mm GM:
What are your thoughts? Have you used the modeling light alone? Does it feel different to you than using constant lights?