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The Wild Side of Photography by Cyrill Harnischmacher

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Indoor/Studio People Shoot

If we find ourselves with no sunlight and no identifiable surroundings, we are probably in a studio. Now imagine that our studio doesn’t have its own flash system. Here, we can still use a small flash unit to light our subject and, with the right accessories, convert it into a great studio flash setup. You can use the same techniques to transform a white wall at home into a studio too, and you don’t need to use multiple flash units to achieve great results. You might find it hard to believe, but a single flash unit is often sufficient for capturing great images.

The next example was taken using a single flash with a diffuser attached. When you are shooting in a studio situation, you have to manipulate your lights to make ...

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