Making Shade: Two Minute Tips with David Bergman

published 1 week ago by Adorama Photography TV

In Ep123 or Two Minute Tips, David Bergman gives you some technique to deal with a particularly tough lighting situation — midday sun. Related Products at Adorama: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV DSLR Body Canon EF 85mm f/1.4L IS USM AutoFocus Telephoto Lens Westcott 6-in-1 42 inch Reflector Kit With Flashpoint 11.5′ 5-Section Boom Sunbounce Pro Textile & Frame Kit, 4×6 [...]

So we're out here today trying to make a portrait of Marissa but the midday overhead light is horrible after the intro I'll give you some tips on dealing with the sun in this less than ideal conditions. The middle of the day when the sun is directly overhead is one of the worst times to take a picture of someone as I talked about way back in episode 23 you should try to get even light on your subject face what would you do that is to move your subject into the shape but if there's absolutely no shade around or you just really want your subject in a specific location finish still a way to do it what you want to do is create your own shade wherever you are look as a lot of ways to do this and it really just depends on the look that you want I'll start with the translucent fabrics to some light still comes through this particular fabric blocks one stop of light that you can buy them in different strengths by letting some light through I've softened the light I'm Mursi's face and now have less con ...

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