Adding the second flash for fill


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Adding the second flash for fill

What we're setting up here with these three flashes, is a three-point lighting system. You may have stumbled into this if you've done any reading on lighting. Either for video or still photography. So we've got three lights. The key light, which we've already set. That's giving a whole bunch of light on to our subject. And now we want to set our fill light which is going to try and fill in some of the shadows that are there simply because of our ambient lighting but that are also there because our key light is casting shadows on the left side of Steven's face. So I have another flash set up here also on a stand.

I put a soft box on it because a fill light does need to fill a large area, we want it to really wrap around so I want a fairly large light source. This is a really nice little soft box, it goes completely flat so you can pack it very easily and it just opens up, fits over the front of the flash, and Velcros on, this'll fit just about any flash, I think this was $15, ...

Adding the second flash for fill
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