A mirror probably isn’t your first thought when it comes to photographic accessories, but they can be really useful for outdoor lighting. Reflections from mirrors do need to be handled carefully though and in this lesson, we’ll look at the best ways to use them.
As a filmmaker, you know how important it is to get your lighting right, but this can only really come from a good understanding of how light works. Knowing what you want to achieve is half the battle.
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