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Follow the Bouncing Ball for Advice on Lighting Glasses

Quick video today from The Flash Centre on how little movements in your subject can get rid of lighting reflections in glasses. And I totally agree with Chris for "Plan A" as being, "Do you always wear your glasses?"

(Hey, it never hurts to ask...)

Of course, you can get totally around most reflections by just using broad lighting. But Chris shows very clearly how just having the subject move her head around a little can make a big difference no matter what your lighting direction.

Once you start to visualize how the light hits the glasses and how it bounces off, you'll know exactly where your reflections will be visible. And you'll quickly start to automatically avoid those camera positions when shooting.

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