Advanced One Light Setups Tutorial with a $15 Mirror

In this video professional photographer Jay P. Morgan from The Slanted Lens explores differentn advanced lighting setups Combining a single Dynalite strobe head with a Photoflex silver P22 reflector and a $15 mirror from Home Depot to make a single strobe head look like several heads on set.

Morgan explains in this video that hard light from mirrors and silver reflectors becomes almost as powerful as the main light source and can create multiple light sources on set. A simple mirror on set can be a great investment. You can modify it just like a regular light with flags and scrims and even diffusion.

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