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The Five-Minute Fix: 200 Tips for Improving Your Photography and Growing Your Business by Dale Benfield

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Two. Lighting

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Photography literally means “light drawing,” so understanding how light behaves and how to see light critically and analytically will vastly improve your images. In this chapter, you’ll learn not only how to look at light, but also some little tricks to add or manipulate light.

21 Bounce It Off the Wall

Many flashes have a bounce or swivel feature, which can help create a more natural-feeling image. Bouncing your flash off a surface to indirectly light your subject is a great way to get rid of the washed-out faces and blind brides that a direct flash can cause. A low, white ceiling is awesome as a bounce surface. Or, you can bounce ...

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