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Mastering the Model Shoot: Everything a Photographer Needs to Know Before, During, and After the Shoot by Frank Doorhof

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Chapter Seven. Lighting When You Don’t Have Natural Light

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Working with natural light can be amazing. And remember, it’s not just sunlight—it is any light source already available, from tungsten to fluorescents. But what if there is no interesting light? What if the available light is terrible and not something you want in your image? Well, that’s where we call in the cavalry: the strobes.

Now, a lot of people think that when we talk about strobes, you need as many as possible, and you also need a huge softbox. Well, you can do it this way, of course, but in my opinion, the best way to work with strobes is to create the mood you want in your images ...

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