Napioa - Wind Origins

Napioa - Wind Origins
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a technique of softening flash by reflecting it off a ceiling, wall or some other surface, rather than directing it straight at the subject

Light from a hotshoe mounted flash can be very harsh when directed straight at the subject. If the flash is instead aimed at a wall, ceiling or some other large surface, and reflected onto the subject, the light is much softer, because the surface acts like a large lightbox.

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