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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 Eight. Lighting Fashion on Location

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One of the things you need to realize is that although big strobes (studio strobes and the bigger battery-operated strobes) can be very intimidating, and small strobes can look weak and unusable next to these powerhouses, you’d be surprised at what these small strobes actually can do (just look at the work of Joe McNally, and you’ll know what I mean).

I Need Big Strobes

Because I’m not writing a book on small flash, I won’t go into too much detail, but one of the things I want to point out about small strobes is that, with them, you can use HSS (high-speed sync) on most cameras. This means that you ...

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