Join Derrick Story for an in-depth discussion in this video Reviewing the shots, part of Photo Assignment: Fill Flash Portraits.
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I'm back at the computer here, looking at the shots from our fill-flash shoot…and this is where I ended up.…This is kind of the end of the story here, but I wanted to show it to you first…because fill-flash can be natural looking.…It can be beautiful.…But we didn't start here and if you watch the previous movie on the fill-flash…technique, you can see that we really had to work the scene.…So let's kind of work through it back here on the computer and see how we got to here.…So I am going to go back to the beginning of the story.…
So here we are in bright sunlight, no fill-flash, no anything.…We have seen this before. We've got very hot highlights in certain areas,…dark in other areas.…It's just too contrasty for most people, I mean as beautiful as Edie is here,…this lighting is just not flattering for her and we want to get away from it…as soon as possible.…So we turn on the flash and regular fill-flash without any major adjustments is…an improvement already. You can tell.…We've gone a long ways from here to here just by turning on the flash.…
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