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Traveling Light

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Up to this chapter, most of what we dealt with can be thought of as classic “studio” photography. This chapter, however, is different. In it we venture outside. We leave the confines (and familiar comforts) of our studios and step forth to make pictures on location. In other words we go portable.

Not all that many years ago, such outside or “location” shoots were more than likely to be real—as in excruciating—pains. Big lights, heavy power packs, generators, cords, stands, diffusers, reflectors, and other such gear all had ...

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