501 Must-Visit Destinations by David Brown, Jackum Brown, Kieran Fogarty, Rebecca Walder

By David Brown, Jackum Brown, Kieran Fogarty, Rebecca Walder

The e-book covers 501 must-visit locations, starting from distant hideaways and tropical islands to bustling towns, breathtaking monuments and gorgeous landscapes the world over. attractive images sits along informative textual content and a precis of don't-miss gains of every website. express extra convey much less

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How is that? It’s because the light is basically aiming straight at the ground, and the white wall is probably 10 or more feet behind him, so none of the light actually makes it back to that wall, making the background go solid black. The only thing you might need to keep an eye on is that your subject’s eye sockets don’t get too dark, since the light is up above. If you see that happening, just have your subject raise their chin a little bit to get some extra light into their eyes. POST-PROCESSING: When I’m shooting men, I often do two things to their skin: (1) I add some clarity using the Clarity slider in Lightroom’s Develop module (or in Camera Raw), which helps accentuate any texture in their skin and clothes.

This would mostly kill the arena light. Well, in fact, it did such a great job that I had to lower the shutter speed (it controls the room light) from my standard 1/125 of a second down to just 1/50 of a second just to see that he was still on a basketball court (I want the background to be pretty darn dark, but I do want you to see he’s on a court). Now, how did I know that 1/50 was the right amount? I didn’t. I did a few test shots at different (slower) shutter speeds (1/100, 1/80, 1/60, 1/50, and 1/30) and the one that looked best to me was 1/50, so I went with that.

TAKE-AWAYS: A ring flash is to lighting as a fisheye lens is to lenses. It’s a cool look every once in a while, but it can get old fast if you use it too much. Dramatic Side Lighting BEHIND THE SCENES:This pretty-large-sized, midi-octa softbox gets around, but the position here is directly beside the subject. It’s up a little higher than our subject and aiming down a bit. This is shot on location in a college basketball arena. We’re using one strobe with a battery pack (we’re using a battery pack, so we won’t have to run two 100’ extension cords to power the light).

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