Use a Small Light in Open Shade to Tame Blazing Summer Sunlight

Photo on the Go with Joe McNally

Learn how to light up a portrait subject in open shade using a very basic lighting setup.

In this episode of Photo on the Go, shot exclusively for AdoramaTV, Joe McNally deconstructs the lighting setup of a location shoot at a coal mine in Sydney, Australia. When taking a photo in bright sunlight, open shade can be your best friend. Joe explains how he was able to capture a portrait in bright sunlight by using a single small light and finding open shade.


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