Join David Hobby for an in-depth discussion in this video Shoot once, use many times, part of Lighting with Flash: On Location from Close Up to Portrait.
So this is one of my very favorite kinds of shoots, for several reason. …Number one, it's technically challenging. I mean, this was one of the more …technically challenging rooms I've been in in a little while. …number two, this is a picture that has a lot of uses for me and for other people. …So in addition to it being used educationally, which is the way you're …looking at it right now. it will be a post, a post on my local …blog, Hoco360. That's hoco360.com, if you're interested. …but it also will be usable for the conservancy, and their efforts to, to …build their endowment fund to help put this place into not only historical …preservation, but financial preservation as well.…
And last but not least Albun Dresnosky, who is our blacksmith will be able to use …this for his education marketing purposes. …So, so, what I'm looking for a lot of the time is a picture that you going to take …one time, and that's going to have many uses for many people. …And that's a really neat value multiplier, so that's one of my main …
- Uncluttering the background of close-up shots
- Adding flash and refining exposure
- Setting up lighting for a portrait
- Organizing photo meet-ups that have a purpose