This is one of my wife's closest friends. I took this shot when she wasn't ready, but I like the awkwardness and candidness of it.

Strobist:

Paul C. Buff White Lightning x1600 through socked silver beauty dish at 1/2 power. The backdrop is actually a PCB White Lightning x1600 through a large softbox that is aimed directly at the camera at about 1/2 power, as well. Homemade reflector at chest level and all strobes fired with PocketWizards.

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