DiffUse the light with a softbox Studio Strobes


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Diffusing the light with a softbox

Now Rich, we're about to look at the soft box, but I want you to try one more thing for me with the umbrella. the umbrella really throws light everywhere. So, could you do me a favor and actually crank up the luminance? Make it as bright as possible. I'm going to have the iris down to compensate for that. And then rotate it around a little bit so that it not only hits Valerie that it hits the back wall. Now this is a very dark gray. If this was a white background or a light colored background it would really pick up that extra light that overflows.

In the case of this dark gray it'll lighten it up and it will give us some separation. Three, two, one. Now this has changed the shot a lot. First of all, when I first snapped and you had turned the light up and repositioned it, everything was completely blown out and I had to actually crank up my aperture, make it a smaller hole. To F19 and that way Valerie was perfectly balanced yet it did change the look of the background. And by changing the loo...

Diffusing the light with a softbox
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Diffusing the light with a softbox provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Abba Shapiro and Richard Harrington as part of the Up and Running with Studio Strobes

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