IIRC, this was 2 lights, in a cross lighting configuration. camera left was my regular 60cm softbox, and camera right was my new home-made 22" beauty dish! there may have been a 3rd light, but i cant remember. I had many lights setup for the pic we were supposed to do and turned most of them off to get this shot.
still trying to do some more straight up retouches without getting too 'painted' in the final result. i think this still looks real and believable, but still has that slight special look to it.
Next ill get to the actual shots we were supposed to shoot, which are 2 more bike themed shots.