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Diffusing the light with an umbrella

Now I'm a real big fan of the beauty dish. Most of the time when you get a kit, however, you'll get something called an umbrella. And the umbrellas can have their special uses, and special challenges. Rich, you have a couple of different umbrellas there. Why don't you tell me about them. >> Yeah, and It's pretty easy to be confused by what these are for. We've got one that's white, and one that's silver. So, the outside is not reflective at all. But the inside in this case, white. Other one I have here is a bit more mottled and silver. And it has a little bit of a texture on it.

As you turn that around, you can see that it's going to not just diffuse the light and reflect it back, but it's got some speckling, which is going to break it up. >> And the nice thing Rich, about an umbrella, is they're very easy to set up, they throw out very soft light. You don't have to worry about lots of shadows. But on the flip side, you don't control the lights...

Diffusing the light with an umbrella
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Diffusing the light with an umbrella 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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