AlternativeOptions for Bouncing Flash to Improve Light


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Alternative options for bouncing flash

In the last movie, you saw me light a portrait, by turning the ceiling into a light source simply by bouncing my flash off of it. The thing about most flashes these days is they not only tilt, they also swivel. That means I can bounce in a lot of different directions. Michael has generously agreed to hang around and let us use him as a guinea pig some more. So we're going to try an alternative version of the picture that we took in the last movie. Because then we've gotta a few other things working for us here. There are windows all the way around. There are some windows just to his left here, which are a great light source.

You can't do better than diffuse window lighting. The problem is when I shoot him. So we, so we opened up the shades. The problem is when I shoot him this way, I'm doing mostly the same shot I did before except one of us has moved in the meantime. When I shoot him this way, I get this really strong light on his left side. So you can argue that at this point, that'...

Alternative options for bouncing flash
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Alternative options for bouncing flash provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Ben Long as part of the Foundations of Photography: Flash

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