04/17/2014 1:00 PM EST - Adding Fill Flash for Beautiful Ambient Light Portraits


While natural light can be wonderful for portraits, adding some off-camera flash can fill in shadows, shape the face and add a beautiful catch-light to the subject’s eyes. This simple addition can change a portrait from “Ok” to “Wow”!

Despite its many advantages, many photographers from novice to professional fear adding flash to their environmental portraits because they think it will look un-natural and consistently finding the right mix remains a mystery.

Join instructor Joe Brady as he takes away the mystery of blending flash with ambient light. Once you learn to take control of your flash it will become one of your favorite outdoor portrait tools. The combination of off-camera flash and a light meter to measure flash contributions will give you complete control to craft the portraits with added shape and dimension that your clients will love.

 

Equipment List

Sekonic L-478DR
PocketWizard Plus III
PocketWizard Caddy
PocketWizard HSFM3 standard hot shoe
X-Rite ColorChecker Passport
Sony a99
Sony Lens 70-200mm
Sony External Flash / Video Light HVL-F60M
4 way reflector

 

Adding fill flash for beautiful ambient light portraits



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Learned lots, I have a 758DR and tried your 30% works great , thanks so much!!
Learned lots, I have a 758DR and tried your 30% works great , thanks so much!! Close
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Just to thank you the excellent class. I bought a L308s past year and your videos teaches me a lot how to use it appropriately in studio and in enviro... More
Just to thank you the excellent class. I bought a L308s past year and your videos teaches me a lot how to use it appropriately in studio and in environment. Close
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As always, a great informative webinar from Joe!
As always, a great informative webinar from Joe! Close
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Once again, the information was awesome. Joe has an outstanding way of presenting his topic for discussion. I would love to spend a day with him to ... More
Once again, the information was awesome. Joe has an outstanding way of presenting his topic for discussion. I would love to spend a day with him to pick his brain......keep the video's coming......thanks Joe and thanks Sekonic. . Five stars rating. Close
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Learn a lot. Will use light meter more often. Thanks Joe and I follow your webinars as much as I can.
Learn a lot. Will use light meter more often. Thanks Joe and I follow your webinars as much as I can. Close
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