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casnic May 3, 2005 12:17 AM

Hi There,

Is there anyone that has had blonde subjects have a black area (black cap) on their hair where the shiney area would be? It does not happen all the time. It happens with a studio setup and the only way to get rid of it is a really strong hair light, which I do not like. Has anyone else experience this and/or have any better fixes???????????
This is driveing me mad...............................
:D

VTphotog May 12, 2005 1:11 AM

It would help to see an example of what you are talking about; apicture being worth all those words. I suspect you are having a problem with getting enough light on the top of your subjects' heads.You may need to use bounce flash or other light reflecting off the ceiling or reflector.

brian


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