do I need to use a speedlight for this type of still life photo

Started Apr 11, 2013 | Discussions thread
AlbertInFrance
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Re: Cookaloris
In reply to ocean76, Apr 12, 2013

ocean76 wrote:

Ohnostudio wrote:

ocean76 wrote:

Ohnostudio wrote:

Unless you modify your light, there's going to be nothing "mystical" about it

http://lowel.com/edu/light_controls/cookaloris.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cucoloris

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this is a bit advanced for me but thank you, I'll try it in the future..

What's so advanced about getting a piece of cardboard or even a big piece of kitchen foil and cutting holes in it to create shadows?

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I felt like I have to try other suggestions at first and learn to use the light properly.
Then I'll try your suggestion...

Nothing improper about using baffles and reflectors.

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