The first thing I do after I find my composition is to expose for the windows. What does that mean? well normally it’s pretty hard to subtract light, and that means that I’m going to expose for the bright stuff, such as the windows and light up the rest of the room.
Here is the shot el natural with no added light, right out of the camera.
YIKES!! obviously thats way to dark, so what I have to do is figure out where to put my lights to fill in all these dark shadows.
For the final shot I used 3 flashes. One shot through an umbrella towards the chair. Another bounced off the wall behind me to light the foreground of the photo. Then a third bounced of the fair left hand wall to light up the left side.
Again like above I expose for the windows.
Way to dark. So I must figure out were to bounce all my light and fill in all the shadows.
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