Weekly challenge 2/20 - 3/5 EXTENDED. Light your subject!

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    Making this a two week challenge due to the lack of entries and a busy week for me.

    For this week’s challenge, use artificial light to light your subject. On camera flash, speed light, continuous light, off-camera strobes, lume cubes, a lamp, a flashlight, headlights... anything other than natural light. Now this doesn’t mean that you have to take your photo at night or in the dark, but it does mean that there must be something used in addition to natural light to light your subject. Dust off that speed light that you bought and barely used, get creative with some streetlights or neon signs, or if you’re “extending the holidays” lazy like me and still have your Christmas lights up...

    Editing this post to add - name your light source on your post if it’s not obvious.

    As always, new photos only for the challenge please. Get out there and shoot!


    Beginner's Guide to Flash Photography - Tips, Tricks and Lessons

    21 tips for better flash photography

    3 Reasons to Use Continuous Lighting with Your Photography - Improve Photography


     
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    Maizy. X100V, Nissin i40 bounced off white ceiling. Business card in top slot of flash.

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    Webby. X100V, Nissin i40 bounced off white ceiling. Business card in top slot of flash.

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    As a joke, I bought a Chinese ring flashlight a few months ago, the photo results are in any case not too bad because for a retail price of approximately $50 you cannot expect too much, this flash light also has continuous LED lighting and that is something I really have to get used to!
     
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    Well, that was challenging (for me). These are actually different images composed (not cropped) slightly differently. There are two light sources.

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