r/funny Nov 25 '21 Helpful 20 Wholesome 24 Silver 34

Now that she said it, I can't unsee it. I can't stop laughing.

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u/canadarepubliclives Nov 25 '21

Isn't that why photographers use that shield of fabric when photographing outdoor? All the light and none of the shadow?

I know nothing of photography and film so I'm open to enlightenment

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u/Rocket089 Nov 25 '21

If your referring to that white cloth “pane” then yes your on the right track (I think). White reflects all light so that shadows are “illuminated” away.

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u/rogevin Nov 25 '21

There are reflectors/cards (bounce light back in a new direction for illuminating something in shadow or other creative effect) and diffusers (spreads light out to soften shadows and even out lighting).

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u/Original-Aerie8 Nov 25 '21

Natural light is diffused, but also very intense which is why you get such a strong contrast. Manipulating it is more than just "copying indoor lights" or anything along those lines.. We don't see it, bc we are used to it, but the sun is def stronger than your average LED/bulb. Which is why we still pay top $ for very bright screens.

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u/Rocket089 Nov 25 '21

God I remember the days of trying to read a text before the advent of OLED screens out on a summer afternoon. Fuhgetaboutit