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Strobist Photo Trade Secrets Volume 1: Jeremey Barrett

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Learn how Jeremey Barrett gets a soft light using a 22-inch beauty dish.
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Soft

JEREMEY BARRETT’S IMAGE titled “Soft” doesn’t actually use a soft box. So how does he get such a soft light? A 22-inch beauty dish, that’s how. Pop a decent beauty dish nice and close to your model and you’ll get that pretty, soft light, too. Jeremey then brings in three more strobes, each with a grid. By restricting the light with grids, Jeremey gets that sculpted edge along the model’s face as well as that circular glow on the background.

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