VIDEO: Bryan Peterson Mixing Flash with Ambient Light at Dusk
Bryan Peterson has released another instructional video as part of his You Keep Shooting series for AdoramaTV.
The light at dusk can be beautifully soft and warm but in order to take a portrait in this kind of light, you’ll have to choose between a beautiful background and properly exposed subject. In this episode, Bryan demonstrates how to use flash to preserve the ambient light, while getting a well exposed subject.
He sets up his camera on a tripod and meters for the ambient light. Using a PocketWizard radio trigger, he holds his speedlight (warm gel attached), off to the side, and triggers his camera just as his model jumps into the frame.
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