How to Use the Exposure Diamond to Balance Ambient Light with Strobes
You might be familiar with the exposure triangle, but in this 7-minute video, Mark Wallace from Adorama TV describes the exposure diamond and how to effectively balance a strobe with ambient light.
The exposure triangle is a term used to describe how ISO, aperture, and shutter speed work together to create an exposure, but is only really useful if you’re using a constant light source like the sun. When you want to use standard strobes, the third way to adjust exposure swaps shutter speed with flash power (with standard strobes – excluding high-speed sync – shutter speed has no effect on exposure, and high shutter speeds can actually work against you. Click here for more information on this rule).
But what if you want to use both a strobe and ambient light? In this case, your…
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