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Sketching Light: An Illustrated Tour of the Possibilities of Flash by Joe McNally

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One Light, One Window, One Room

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SEE THAT LONELY FLASH out there on the stick on the sidewalk (following page)? That’s the setup. The whole deal. End of story.

I love frosted glass. Love it. I see a window made of frosted glass in a room like this locker room, and my job is done. It’s so helpful, and I’m so grateful, I actually tremble sometimes. I love it so much that occasionally, I just walk over and, you know, touch it.

That little lonely light on a stick was the source for this whole series of pictures. All I did was move the angle of approach, here and there. And change out a gel once in a while. The window of the locker room is my light ...

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