How to Use flags to restrict the light Studio Strobes


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Using flags to restrict the light

One of the easiest tools to use when controlling light is something called a flag, and it allows you to block light so it doesn't fall into areas you don't want. Now, Rich, you have a, a flag set up there, and what really is a flag? It sounds complicated. >> No it's super easy. I mean, all it is in this case is fabric that's pretty much completely opaque. It's usually black, a lot like a blackout curtain that you might have if you worked nights and you wanted to sleep in the day, or you've seen these sometimes in hotel rooms to cut down on light pollution. If you've ever stayed, like, say, in Las Vegas, a lot of hotels will have' em.

It just really blocks out the light. And this particular one just happens to be an easy frame. And up top here, we used a piece of grip equipment just called a knuckle that attaches to just a normal lighting stand. And so it's really easy to put that in there. If I needed to, I could adjust this. I could angle it. In this case, it&#...

Using flags to restrict the light
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Using flags to restrict the light 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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