Chapter 20. Gelling for Effect
GELS QUICKLY 281
IF COLOR CORRECTION IS NEEDED, DID SOMETHING GO WRONG? 282
GETTING DRAMATIC WITH COLOR 284
MY FAVORITE GELS 285
MOUNTING GELS 286
MIXING WHITE BALANCE AND GELS CREATIVELY 287
SHOOT: GOLDEN HOUR ANYTIME 288
SHOOT: THE BLUE WORLD 290
SHOOT: COLORING THE NIGHT 292
Figure 20.1. Two Speedlites, two gels, a flag, and a grid created the dramatic light in this noir portrait. For the details, see pages 292–293.
The Short Version
There are two major groups of gels: those that shift the color of one light to another (e.g., daylight to tungsten) and those that create a color effect (e.g., change the color ...