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The Perfect Balance
When shooting outside with strobes, it’s important to get a perfect mix of ambient and artificial Light. We were shooting at about 1:30 PM, so the Shadows cast on our model from the tree above her were extremely harsh. By positioning an octobox close to her we were able to fill in the Shadows, making them less harsh while maintaining the appearance of natural Light. We set our camera’s white balance to flash. This worked out great because the strobe we were using (a Paul C. Buff Einstein) is automatically calibrated to match daylight!
Shooting in Sunlight
Checking your images in direct sunlight can be tricky due to the glare it causes on your camera’s LCD. One good way to combat this is by viewing your images with a loupe. This allows you to view the images on the back of your camera as if you were indoors.
Another way to make sure you’re getting a decent Exposure is by using a light meter. These work by reading the amount of Light and telling you the correct camera settings and are a surefire way to make sure you aren’t over or underexposed.
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