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The use of extra lights, often flash units, in order to make up for a lack of light or to gain more creative control over the image.

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Few which I know are: Light bulbs with umbrellas. External flash. I have also heard about reflectors and diffusers. Under which conditions should they be preferred? What are the other artificial l …
asked Sep 13 '11 by Aquarius_Girl
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I don't have a studio, nor I want studio lights. I am interested in knowing which "kinds" of light "bulbs" should I purchase for my "table lamp" for indoor photography? Are there some particular "col …
asked Sep 9 '11 by Aquarius_Girl
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I have often heard people saying that the light in the picture X is appearing "flat". I want to understand what exactly does that mean, and what are the possible ways to counter that?
asked Sep 11 '11 by Aquarius_Girl
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Are there any situations in which it makes sense to raise the ISO in bright day light? For example, this pic has been taken in bright day light with ISO 3200, f18, 1/1250: http://1x.com/#!/forum/phot …
asked Oct 20 '11 by Aquarius_Girl
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Possible Duplicate: What are the key things to think about when photographing jewelry? I have some shiny stone studded bangles and diamond rings. I want to capture both the "sparkle" as wel …
asked Dec 30 '11 by Aquarius_Girl
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In this photograph I have been told, that the eyes are looking like "black pools", which I do realize now. What should be an ideal placement of ONE artificial light source (lamp/flash), so that eye …
asked Sep 27 '11 by Aquarius_Girl
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I have been told that this photograph has "white clippings"? What are they, and which light sources should be placed in what way to avoid that?
asked Sep 23 '11 by Aquarius_Girl
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Is an artificial external source of light required even if you have a camera with a high range of effectively noiseless ISO? Are there some special cases which "need" external lights, at all costs?
asked Sep 22 '11 by Aquarius_Girl
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Actually, yesterday I shot a photograph indoors with a tubelight (on the wall) and a flash on. The results were "too" boring. The flash had robbed away all the natural looks of the scene. Does usin …
asked Oct 28 '11 by Aquarius_Girl
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Is it practical to shoot portraits in candle lights, only, provided there is no flash around? If yes, then for portrait shots, where and how should one place the candles? Are there any specific factor …
asked Nov 11 '11 by Aquarius_Girl