A common question for many photographers is how to achieve clean white backgrounds. It sounds simple, yet so many struggle with getting the lighting correct. Instead, they end up with an overexposed image, or flare.
Here, Karl explains the equipment needed to achieve a clean white background and demonstrates, step-by-step, how to do this. He also explains how to tell whether the background is overexposed using RGB values.
In this class:
- Common problems when trying to create clean white backgrounds
- Lighting setup and necessary modifiers
- Positioning your lights
- Considerations when working in small spaces
- Measuring white values
- Reducing flare
- Key points to consider when introducing a key light
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