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One Speed Light To Rule Them All

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#1 Hosephotography


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Posted 19 September 2013 - 07:24 PM

I didn't have much time, but I really wanted to try something with speed lights.  Sadly It would take me forever to set up more than one speed light.  So I concentrated on lighting up the bride with one speed light.

Yay or nay?

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Posted 19 September 2013 - 09:41 PM

I think you captured a great moment with what you had.  I think you could crop out the cars or clone them out and it would be a fine shot that your bride would love.  Just My Two Cents!  Thanks for Sharing!

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Posted 20 September 2013 - 12:11 AM

Bride is most important, not bad for one speedlight

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Posted 20 May 2014 - 11:27 PM

If you use a reflector on a stand and use it on the opposite side would it still light up his face a bit more at night.
I only have one speedlite and haven't used reflectors at night.

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Posted 01 June 2014 - 08:10 PM

It looks to me like it's a naked flash since the lighting is so harsh.
Could really do with having a soft box, even if you can't or don't want to setup an umbrella or proper soft box you can still pick up something like this.
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Posted 18 May 2015 - 09:25 AM

agree on the softbox comment above ^^

I'd lower shutter speed so the photo has more ambiance light ^^

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Posted 29 May 2015 - 07:23 PM

I agree the bride is the most important, it's not a bad attempt with one speed light. Watch your composition the car should not be in the shot or at least crop it out. You may want to look into a soft box or modifier for the speed light.

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