So here is what happens when you have family see the portraits hanging just about anywhere and you are asked the question: "So you are doing those picture here in the house?".
Yep, scramble to do a 5 min setup hoping that you can wing it and get the light just about right in about no time.
With that in mind I did a kind of simple setup with the Alien Bee B800 in a octabox on camera right and the Nikon SB800 in a shoot through umbrella on camera left. A quick measure had the AB coming out with just under f/8.0 and the SB800 at f/5.6 or there abouts ;-)
Here is a drawing of the above description. Sooo much easier on the eyes ;-)
Ok first up is the toned and bw version of the sit down, look at me and ... smile
But that's no fun at all.... So of course there are a few others where it was actually fun and games. Somehow the "relax... this won't hurt a bit" doesn't always work ;-)
But here they are a little less formal.
Soo it was just about 10 min... but a fun 10 min :-)