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Lost place shoot with Sebastian Nagel and Lumen LED permanent light

Lost-Place-SHooting mit LED-Dauerlicht

In the middle of pine, birch and maple trees on the Eselsfürth in Kaiserslautern there is a signal box that was put into operation in 1938 and is long past its best.

From the outside the building presents itself in chic red and sandstone pastel tones, but from the inside it will probably still be of interest to fans of technology, railways and photography.

Lost Places dark and charmingt

Photography because the dark, charming feel of Lost Places can be absolutely fascinating. Exactly the right place to test our new products from the Lumen series with photographer Sebastian Nagel from Kaiserslautern. After crossing the still active railway tracks extremely carefully, we reach a place that is characterized by a morbid image of adjusting levers and cables, which have developed a dreamy patina of rust and dust over the years. The floor has a gaping hole through which you can look down into the lower floor and there are magazines from a bygone era from 1997 to 2002 everywhere.

„These products are of course extremely suitable for shoots in lost places because their colors simply provide truly extraordinary light - Sebastian Nagell

Nagel photographs on location with three different lighting setups. In one case he sets up the new one Lumen Pro upwards and places it near the wall so that he is able to create a crisp fuchsia/magento lighting effect as a background behind model Sina. At the same time he uses the new one RGB ring light from Rollei, on the one hand to create the so-called halo effect in the model's eyes and on the other hand to color Sina's face in turquoise.en.

A photo from another planet

At the end of this very special lighting setup, Sebastian Nagel and Sina created an image that seems to come from another planet and, thanks to its very special coloring, no longer requires any in-depth post-processing.

Rollei Lumen LED-Ringlicht Shooting
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But even more aesthetic photos were taken in this lonely place, which was certainly quite lonely some time ago, but was at least filled with a little more life back then.

After a long time without a task, the gear levers have found a purpose again in this shoot, because Sina took a seat in the middle of them for the next picture, while photographer Sebastian Nagel provided light from two different sides. The red light came from something positioned slightly diagonally to the left Lumen Pro aimed at Sina's skin, the left side of her face and a gear lever. The model gets a blue streak of light from the one positioned on the right RGB ring light, which makes the right side of her face look a little more mysterious.

Rollei Lumen LED-Ringlicht Shooting

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Two more pictures are also with the Ring light created in turquoise. Sebastian Nagel also gave one of the many broken pieces lying around a new task. Namely, by only holding the glass into the picture to a small extent, creating a blur that makes the picture a bit more interesting thanks to this new element.

Rollei Lumen LED-Ringlicht Shooting

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Finally, Nagel summarizes the work with the new Rollei products as follows: It simply gives you so many opportunities to be totally creative with light and colors. And of course you can do this without coloring if you don't need it. And what really impressed me were the batteries Ring light, Lumen Pro and the sticks. This is particularly helpful in lost places when you don't have a power supply but need light. I can really work with that.“

A notice: The old signal box was comparatively easy when it came to the subject of lost places. Normally it is much more difficult to photograph these places and our article is not intended to be an encouragement to actively photograph lost places. They can be very dangerous and in many cases it is illegal to enter!


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