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Light shapers allow you to manipulate your light sources to deliver the perfect setting in your shoot. The beauty dish The beauty dish is a shallow parabolic dish that reflects light back into itself and out of the sides, and…

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Capturing a cocktail

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Who doesn’t like a cocktail from time to time? They’re always so appealing to look at with their bright colours and exotic glasses. When it comes to photographing cocktails, you might want to think about showing the drink in the…

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Managing equivalent exposures

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Exposure is determined by three variables: shutter speed, aperture, and ISO. Adjusting any of these three changes the exposure of a photo, but to complicate things further, changing one of the settings has effects other than just making a photo…

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Characteristics of bokeh

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We have already looked at what bokeh is, but bokeh exhibits different characteristics, too. Oval bokeh One of the more interesting aspects of using freelensing and other off-axis techniques is the type of bokeh that is possible. Often, the effect…

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