British homes are just too small

Started Apr 13, 2013 | Discussions thread
Sailor Blue
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Re: British homes are just too small

onechobeach wrote:

Finally started to sit down and have a good read . Has had two Canon 580 EX 11 Speedlights for ages now and not got around to using them. Always seems to have had a blind spot with artificial lighting.

Plans to change that.

Still trying to decide whether to buy a Bowen's Kit or keep to a very simple three speed light set up.


You definitely want studio lighting for portraiture but those hot-shoe flash units will make good accent, hair, and background lights. The ability to control the spread of light by using the zoom makes hot-shoe flash units very nice for these uses.

For location shooting they will work as main and fill lights but expect to do a lot more test shots to get the lighting right and to use a higher ISO value.

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