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Light It, Shoot It, Retouch It: Learn Step by Step How to Go from Empty Studio to Finished Image by Scott Kelby

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Chapter Four: 3-Light Lens Flare Setup

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Lens-Flare Lighting

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The Setup

This is a three-light shoot that incorporates three different types of light: a very soft light (the main light), a slightly harder, more focused light (the strip bank with the egg crate grid attached), and a hard light with a metal grid to focus the light really tightly. The idea here is to get a little bit of a lens flare happening in the photo by framing the shot so that the flash of light from the strip bank flares into the lens a bit. This flared look is very popular today, ...

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