Keep Your Seamless White Photo Background White In Portrait Photography

Exploring Photography with Mark Wallace—AdoramaTV

How do you prevent a white background from showing up grey when you light it for portrait photography? Mark Wallace explains.

In this episode of Exploring Photography, shot exclusively for AdoramaTV, Mark Wallace answers one of his most popular questions: How do I get a white background? Mark demonstrates how to get that crisp, shadowless background with speedlights, as well as with only one light. The key to this technique is understanding the Inverse Square Law and where to position both the light and your subject.

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