For outdoor corporate headshots with minimal gear, the sun is your only main source of lighting. A common way to control that light source is to use light modifiers and reflectors. In this video, learn the dos and don’ts when controlling the light using modifiers and reflectors.
- So whenever we are shooting with a moving light source, … AKA the sun, … it moves. … All right? … And so you kind of got to keep up with it. … So, what has happened is even though … we originally sat Valencia in the shade … and we didn't have any problems with speckled light … on her face. … If we look now, … we can see that the sun has moved and, … the shadows, … there are now areas of hotspot on her face. … So on a cloudy day, … this wouldn't be a problem at all, … because the sun is diffused from the clouds. … So if you don't have shade, or you only have partial shade, … but you still need to get rid of hot spots, … you step into the sun here. … What you can do, is you can use the internal baffle, … of a reflector, … as, … a cloud. … Okay? … So that's going to give you really, really nice light, … and it's going to soften your light source, … so that you don't have problems with hotspots. … So that's what I'm going to put on the second, … stand over here. … And then I'm just going to go ahead and move this, …
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