No Flash? No Problem

Yes, having an extensive, dedicated flash set-up is very handy for indoor portrait shoots. But what happens when you're in "run-in-gun" mode and don't have that gear?

In the article, 6 Flash Alternatives Beginners Should Always Keep in Mind, photographer Jeff Meyer shows you six alternatives to strobe lighting.

window-light-portrait.jpg Portrait of Victoria using a north facing window as the main light. Photo by Derrick Story.

One of my favorite techniques is to use a window as the main light and find a reflective surface for the fill. In some settings, a white wall provides enough bounce to make this work.

Take a look at Jeff's article, and keep those tricks in your back pocket for the next time you discover your flashes are still at home.

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