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Close Focus Wide Angle Photography

This is a great way to start shooting wide angle. You are only having to light one subject closely. The basic technique is to get close to the subject while balancing the lighting between foreground and background.

This Handbook discusses:

  • Getting close
  • Use of a wide angle lens
  • Determining the background exposure
  • Using your strobe to light the foreground subject
  • Focus and recomposing shots
  • Including a background element for perspective and drama.
  • Vertical orientation