Photo Assignment: Fill Flash Portraits

with Derrick Story
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Photo Assignment: Fill Flash Portraits
Video duration: 0s 16m 39s Intermediate

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Photo Assignment: Fill Flash Portraits is an interactive video course, where participants learn how to augment outdoor lighting with a typical flash. Derrick Story shows how to use professional techniques to take great shots in a variety of situations, including full sun, partial shade, or even with odd cross-shadows. Derrick teaches how to create clean, natural-looking portraits even when the sun is at the worst possible angle. At the end of the course, Derrick describes how to upload photos to Flickr for review and comment.

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Introduction

(light music) - Hi, I'm Derrick Story and welcome to the fill flash portrait photo assignment. I have lots of great stuff to show you today. I'm gonna start out on the computer and I'm gonna show you some fill flash techniques, stuff that wedding photographers and event shooters have been using for a long time. Then we'll go out into the field with a model and do a fill flash shoot. We'll put those techniques into play and so you can see how they work. Then we'll come back to the computer and analyze what we've done.

Then you'll be ready to make your own fill flash portraits and we even have a place for you to share those, the lynda.com public group on Flickr. You can post your pictures, you can look at pictures by other folks, and then we can talk about it. So this is gonna be a lot of fun, so let's get started.

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