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It's Day 4 of my Six Days of Speedlite Shooting tips.
Today's tip: Create Dramatic and Colorful Silhouettes.
Concept: Set up a speedlite behind the subject and out of the camera's view. Use a grid on the speedlite to concentrate the light, and use a colored gel to change the color of the background.
I took the images for this post at Photo Plus Expo in the Canon booth. See! You don't need a fancy studio to get cool shots.
For hand-on learning, check out my workshops. We have a blast. Below are two images from my Master Your Flash workshop in Croton on Hudson, NY.
Bonus tip: When you think you need two lights, use one light. Above: one of my workshop participants is holding a reflector to bounce the light from the softbox onto the shadow side of the model's face.
Explore the light,