If You Can’t Bounce Off the Ceiling

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Not all ceilings are white, and not all ceilings are low enough to effectively bounce light off of, but here’s the good news: the light from your flash will bounce off anything white. I remember once being on location with a legend in wedding photography, David Ziser, and he bounced light off a guy’s white shirt to light the bride. White is just an incredibly reflective color when it comes to flash, and once you realize that, it opens up a whole new world of possibilities, like bouncing off a medium-sized sheet of white foam core, or bouncing off a white wall, or bouncing off a white collapsible reflector. And, ...

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