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psxindo
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May 25, 2008 01:44 |  #1

What are the ratio between main light and background and hair lights?
lets say main light is at f/8. what should the background and hair lights be at.

Do I really need a background light if I'm using a shoot through umbrella?
I think it's spilling all over, and the background would be very bright.
btw, subject to background is about 4 feet. Very small room. If I were to move the subject to 6 ft, I have to stand outside and shoot through a window. ;)


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May 25, 2008 04:00 |  #2

1. It's a creative decision. Experiment. This stuff is easy to figure out with digital.
2. Do you mean a light to light the background, make it bright white etc? If so, yes.

If you're trying to solve a problem post a picture.


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