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Shooting in Sh*tty Light: The Top Ten Worst Photography Lighting Situations and How to Conquer Them by Erik Valind, Lindsay Adler

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Appendix B. Equipment

Fancy equipment doesn’t a good photographer make. Equipment can, however, make your job as a photographer easier. Treat your equipment as tools in your kit. The appropraite tool can often help save the day when you’re attempting to correct those imperfect lighting situations.

Suppose you are photographing in a room with mixed light. It’s not the flash that makes a good photograph. It’s your understanding of light, gels, flash settings, and how to interact with your subject that helps make a good image.

Throughout the book, we recommend a wide array of equipment. These are the tools that we prefer and have experience working with in our photographic careers. That does not mean that they are the only tools for the job. When ...

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