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The theme of this book is dealing with natural and found lighting, rather than the constructed lighting of studios, but there are still occasions for adding to or subtracting from that light. Some photographers prefer to stay entirely with what light is available, and make shooting decisions like viewpoint and composition accordingly. Others, particularly on planned commercial shoots, want to tweak the lighting to help their idea of what the image should be. The smaller the scene, the more possible it is to modify the light at the point of shooting, and the first part of this section looks at modifiers, from reflectors to diffusers. ...

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