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Halo is created by diffused light entering the aperture. This can be accomplished with large aperture and/or shallow depth of field, meanwhile using a diffused light source from behind. If you want the glow have sharp details inside like the one on the picture, you will have to use large(r) aperture. If you want the glow kinds of soften the edges, you can ...


With RF-602, RF-603, or RF-603ii triggers, these days, the YN-560iii is the best purchase, since it comes with a built-in receiver for those triggers.


The lack of uniformity in the image makes me think it is due to a bug in the pre-processing by the camera. You are amplifying the signal a lot at that high ISO, so the camera is probably doing a lot of work to try to get anything else than noise -and failing.


If flash isn't an option but you're there officially and reasonably close to the action, what about halogen floods (poor man's studio lighting if you like). Many years ago I had some cheap 8' tripod mounted 500W floods designed for DIY work, modified to 3x500W each. Something similar may work here, at least to reduce the contrast from the fluorescents to ...


I think "several fluorescent fixtures that I use to light my studio" is the key here. I'm guessing that the very high ISOs are accompanied by very short shutter speeds. Fluorescent lights cycle, and there are color variations within the cycle. Repeat your test with incandescent light or sunlight (or a strobe with high-speed sync). See Do fluorescent ...


You can use a reflector, an external flash, a softbox on a flash...These are the main less heavy solutions, that can be used. There are a lot of videos and tutorials you can read and watch for any particular way! Hope that helps!


You soften light by diffusing it. Anything that increases the surface area that light is coming from will work. It can be a softbox, an umbrella, a reflector or even bouncing the flash off a ceiling. The softness or hardness of a light comes from how directional the light is and the size of the area the light is coming from largely determines how ...


The hard light produces deep shadows, often not desirable. You can search photos taken during midday. You are likely to see the deep shadows appearing then. Harsh light is bad especially for portraits and landscapes. The light is harsh, resulting in low contrast scenes. If the hard light comes from the front, your portrait will have harsh look, many details, ...


Direct sunlight is a very hard light - that means the edges of the shadows are sharp and that the shadows are very dark - people tend to look bad in this light. A big reflector near the model reflect soft light (because it's big and close) even if the light hitting it is hard sunlight. So, if you position your model so that most of the are facing the ...


Quick Answer You don't need it, and possibly don't even want it. You do want a Sto-Fen or similar push-on diffuser, though. Details I know Stan knows what he's talking about, but I had some downtime this afternoon and my normal models are off watching the new Muppet movie with friends, so I decided to experiment a bit. The Setup Westcott Rapid Box 26" ...

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