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this is a good idea for a film set up, i will try this next time i am setting up the lights
night exposure This is like a cheat sheet to night shoots.
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To be comfortable shooting manual you will need to know what your necessary adjustments are. Though these settings are all numeric, there isnt some insane math equation that you need to do to find out what to dial them
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Backlighting is one of those beautiful lighting techniques that is so easy to achieve, you’ll wonder why you didn’t try it before. All you really need are some good windows with some nice light, a ref