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Sports Portraits: Tips and Techniques for Capturing Athletic Photographs by Alan Hess

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Shooting Inside

The Perfect Setup and Settings

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Photographing indoors can be a lot easier than photographing outdoors, simply because you have more control over the light and weather. You don’t need a lot of expensive gear to successfully set up an indoor studio. The images taken in this book were all done using the Nikon SB-700 and SB-800 Speedlights and a small softbox or a small umbrella or two. The lights were triggered using the Nikon Creative Lighting System with an SU-800 Commander or a set of PocketWizard radio triggers.

Setup

Setting up portraits doesn’t need to be difficult or time-consuming. There are two basic setups that I use over ...

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