[OM] Re: pie pan flash reflector

Subject: [OM] Re: pie pan flash reflector
From: "Dirk and Carla Wright" <wright@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 15 Nov 2000 20:14:17 -0500
>Date: Wed, 15 Nov 2000 10:07:57 GMT
>From: "Lex Jenkins" <lexjenkins@xxxxxxxxxxx>
>Subject: Re: [OM] Homebrewed flash bounce/diffuser
>From the looks of the pic of your sweetie, all that would be needed to for
>portrait-on-the-go kit would be a small slave flash for a hairlight.

Basically, Mickey, you need to separate her from the background. Her hair
disappears into the dark wood of the hutch. There are several ways to do
this. One way is to have a lighter color background that is bland (devoid of
"things" that may wind up looking like they are sprouting from her cranium).
Also, open up your lens to around f/2 to make the background blurry. You can
use a hairlight to help differentiate her 'do as Lex suggested, or maybe a
simple reflector would do it. There are millions of ways to do good
portraiture, and I'm certainly no expert at it....

Be seeing you.

Dirk Wright

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