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Lighting Slide 2 Slide 3 Strong lighting from above can create shadows on the face when the subject stands slightly forward of the light. Slide 4 Slide 5 Strong overhead lighting can create powerful shadows if the subject stands slightly behind it. Slide 6 Slide 7 To create this effect, use a tripod and a slow shutter speed. Image taken by Brassai.Brassai Slide 8 Slide 9 Ambient light is light that has bounced off many surfaces and creates a soft, flat and often shadowless effect. Slide 10 This image was taken by Eduard Korniyenko for Time.Eduard Korniyenko Slide 11 Slide 12 Use caution when shooting into the sun: your subjects could end up silhouetted. Slide 13 Slide 14 Silhouettes can be created by placing the subject in front of the light source. Take an exposure reading from the background to get maximum shadow in the foreground. Slide 15 Slide 16 Use reflected light to create soft, flattering images. Light reflected from tables will reduce shadows under the eyes. Slide 17 This image was taken by Bob Willoughby in 1957.Bob Willoughby Slide 18 This image of Audrey Hepburn demonstrates the use of using available light. Having your subject face the light helps your audience focus on the image. Slide 19 This image was taken by Bob Willoughby in 1953.Bob Willoughby Slide 20 Slide 21 Anderson and LowAnderson and Low demonstrate the strong effects of using spot lighting. Slide 22 Slide 23 Tips for successful lighting: Flash creates unflattering shadows. Place a piece of tracing paper over your flash unit to reduce strong shadows. Slide 24 Take pictures early in the morning or just before dusk for interesting light. Midday light can be flat or harsh. Slide 25 Tips for successful lighting: Flash creates unflattering shadows. Place a piece of tracing paper over your flash unit to reduce strong shadows Take pictures early in the morning or just before dusk for interesting light. Midday light can be flat or harsh. Use natural light whenever possible. Slide 26 Tips for successful lighting: Flash creates unflattering shadows. Place a piece of tracing paper over your flash unit to reduce strong shadows Take pictures early in the morning or just before dusk for interesting light. Midday light can be flat or harsh. Use natural light whenever possible. Use a piece of white paper to reflect light back onto the face. Slide 27 Tips for successful lighting: Flash creates unflattering shadows. Place a piece of tracing paper over your flash unit to reduce strong shadows Take pictures early in the morning or just before dusk for interesting light. Midday light can be flat or harsh. Use natural light whenever possible. Use a piece of white paper to reflect light back onto the face. Have your subject face the light and try to catch reflections in their eyes. This helps the viewer focus on the subjects face.