White shirt getting blow out on studio shots

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White shirt getting blow out on studio shots
Oct 22, 2013

I do lots of studio business headshots but recently I had someone that wanted to wear just a white shirt and tie.  I had a ton of problems with this shoot.  I got so much glare back in the lens I just couldn't figure out a good setting.  If I adjusted for the shirt then the face was too dark, if the face looked good then the shirt was way too bright.  VERY FRUSTRATING.  Now I have a lady coming this weekend and wants a photo of her in her white Navy uniform and I'm really worried......  Any suggestions on how to make this work??

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