How to Set the Stage in Flash Photography Lighting


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Setting the stage

So, I'm going to grab a flash and an Orbis, and I'm going to do something that a lot of people would consider heresy, but I really don't, and that's go into TTL mode. my thinking is, I want to be able to get in very quickly, shoot the picture, and get out. In fact, we may only do one or two frames, just in case this light upsets the bees, totally self-preservation. So rather than working out lighting angles and, and, and flash intensities, f-stops and such, I'm going to go to f11 to give me plenty of depth of field. I'm going to let the Orbis, which is, which is something I normally use for fill. And I'm literally never without this thing when I'm shooting people.

And I'm going to let it work as a macro ring light. And I think I'm just going to go straight TTL. I don't even think I'm going to use a second light. Because I don't want to make this any more complicated than it needs to be. I'm going to let the camera dri...

Setting the stage
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Setting the stage provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by David Hobby as part of the Lighting with Flash: Portrait of a Beekeeper and His Bees

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