Balancing Flash & Natural Light With the Profoto A1

Subscribe to Sal's YouTube channel for more photography education.

Even natural light photographers should learn how to use flash with their outdoor portraits. Why? Because flash, if used correctly, will allow you to fill in those shadows without blowing out your highlights. It doesnt have to be hard. In this video, I will show you how a little pop of light can bring your subjects face to life.

Using No flash 

Settings: 1/250 @ f2.2 ISO 125
Settings: 1/640 @ f2.2 ISO 125

Using flash

Settings: 1/400 @ f2.2 ISO 125
Settings: 1/400 @ f2.2 ISO 125

Using 1/4 CTO gel

Settings: 1/320 @ f2.2 ISO 125
Settings: 1/400 @ f2.2 ISO 125

Leave a Reply

Want more content like this?

Check out our recent posts

beauty-retouching-with-luminar-neo-thumbnail

Beauty Retouching with Luminar Neo

Beauty retouching is fun and easy with Luminar Neo. This is one of several tools I personally use in my editing process. I love how easy this tool is for editing your images. Quick, easy, fun and creative are the words I would use to describe my editing. In this quick Luminar Neo Tutorial, I will show you my editing techniques for working some recent portrait images I created. One of the things to keep in mind while watching is a term I like to refer to as “season to taste”. We all have different editing styles and different taste. Work on and find the ones that work for you and your business.

Read More »
yt-thumbnail-boudoir photography-using natural-light

Boudoir Photography Using Natural Light

Can you be creative with natural light when it comes to boudoir photography? I think you can. You just need to use the light for your portraits in a big and soft way.

Have you ever tried Creative Boudoir Photography Using Natural Light?

Posing is also very critical for the final results. When it comes to posing your portrait photography clients – especially boudoir clients – over communicating is crucial.

Read More »