Three Methods to Use a Reflective Umbrella

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On this easy lighting tutorial, I focus on three other ways to create softly lit and dramatic pictures with a single reflective umbrella.

A few weeks in the past, I launched a reasonably easy and straight ahead tutorial on easy methods to use one light overhead in your portrait images utilizing a parabolic umbrella. A lot of you puzzled what these pictures would seem like if I used a reflective umbrella as an alternative of the parabolic softbox, and within the video above, I will present you these outcomes.

Do not forget that each modifier can have a special means of modifying your gentle supply. The modifier you choose will instantly affect the general amount, high quality, course and, coloration of your gentle. To make issues simpler to see, I’ve included three instance pictures beneath utilizing the identical digicam, lens, approximate place/angle of sunshine, and the topic/gentle being positioned roughly the identical distance from the background. Every picture was utilizing a special modifier, however uncovered for about the right publicity. Topics apart, you’ll be able to see that the standard of sunshine is kind of totally different with every of these gentle sources.

Parabolic Softbox With Diffusion Versus 3×4-foot Softbox With Diffusion

Profoto D1 500w w/ 59-inch Parabolic Softbox with 1-Cease Internal Diffusion and 1-Cease Outer Diffusion.

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Profoto D1 500w w/ Profoto 3×4-foot Softbox with 1-Cease Internal Diffusion and 1-Cease Outer Diffusion.

Parabolic Umbrella Versus 7-Foot Reflective Umbrella

Profoto D1 500w w/ 59-inch Parabolic Softbox with 1-Cease Internal Diffusion and 1-Cease Outer Diffusion.

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Profoto D1 500w w/ 7-foot Westcott Umbrella (Silver) with 1-Cease Outer Diffusion.

I hope that you simply guys benefit from the video. Please let me know in the event you guys have any questions within the feedback part beneath.