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Using window light for your portrait
Is there a benefit to using a reflector with still life photography?
Portrait Tips: Remember the reflector for senior pictures
How to photograph in direct sunlight
How to Choose & Use Reflectors
Portrait Tips: Soft Light vs Hard Light
Gear Review: Impact Collapsible Oval Reflector Soft Gold/White
Gear Review: Impact 5-in-1 Reflector with Handles
Portrait Tips: How To Use A Gold Reflector
The Easy Way To Fold Reflectors & Backdrops
Portrait Tips: The Secret To Making Better Portraits
Portrait Tips: The Best Light For Portraits

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How to photograph in direct sunlight

Shooting in direct sunlight can be challenging. It can cause harsh shadows, blown out highlights, uneven light on faces, and dark patches under the eyes that look great on a raccoon but not your subject. Most photographers wait and shoot

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How to Choose & Use Reflectors

(Editor’s note: Photographer and author Andrew Darlow returns with this guest post where he shares tips, techniques and gear suggestions for photo reflectors and accessories. In a 2011 Photofocus post, Andrew showed a collection of do-it-yourself unconventional reflector/fill card options,

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Portrait Tips: Soft Light vs Hard Light

I’m always talking about soft light and how great it looks for portraits. But what does it mean? If there’s soft light, is there hard light? Let me show you what it means and you’ll see that yes, there is

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Gear Review: Impact 5-in-1 Reflector with Handles

(Editor’s note: Levi shows how to fold circular, triangular and oblong reflectors in this tutorial.) After a camera and a good tripod, I’d say a 5-in-1 reflector is a must have tool for every photographer. Whether you’re photographing flowers, portraits,

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Portrait Tips: How To Use A Gold Reflector

I highly recommend a 5-in-1 reflector as a tool for helping you get terrific light under many circumstances. It should be the first lighting tool you buy, and you should learn to master it before buying more lighting. The good

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The Easy Way To Fold Reflectors & Backdrops

A collapsible reflector is a must-have tool for all kinds of photographers. I favor the 5-in-1 styles, and I favor a long oval style. The thing is, the toughest part about using a reflector has nothing to with lighting your

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One Must Have Lighting Tool: Diffuser

I’m a snob about lighting, which means I won’t make a picture if the light isn’t good enough. When I have the opportunity to influence the light on my subjects, the one tool I use most frequently is the diffuser,

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Portrait Tips: Soft Light vs Hard Light

I’m always talking about soft light and how great it looks for portraits. But what does it mean? If there’s soft light, is there hard light? Let me show you what it means and you’ll see that yes, there is

Read More
Levi Sim reflector-1-2

Gear Review: Impact 5-in-1 Reflector with Handles

(Editor’s note: Levi shows how to fold circular, triangular and oblong reflectors in this tutorial.) After a camera and a good tripod, I’d say a 5-in-1 reflector is a must have tool for every photographer. Whether you’re photographing flowers, portraits,

Read More
PTBanner

Portrait Tips: How To Use A Gold Reflector

I highly recommend a 5-in-1 reflector as a tool for helping you get terrific light under many circumstances. It should be the first lighting tool you buy, and you should learn to master it before buying more lighting. The good

Read More
Reflector-1

The Easy Way To Fold Reflectors & Backdrops

A collapsible reflector is a must-have tool for all kinds of photographers. I favor the 5-in-1 styles, and I favor a long oval style. The thing is, the toughest part about using a reflector has nothing to with lighting your

Read More
Levi_Sim Cover-1

One Must Have Lighting Tool: Diffuser

I’m a snob about lighting, which means I won’t make a picture if the light isn’t good enough. When I have the opportunity to influence the light on my subjects, the one tool I use most frequently is the diffuser,

Read More

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