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Get an Invisible Black Background to Your Portraits – Shooting Anywhere [VIDEO]

In this video Glyn Dewis demonstrates how he gets his ‘Invisible Black Background’ effect when taking a portrait. The technique will allow you to take a low key atmospheric portrait with a black background almost anywhere – even outdoors during the day!

To get the shot Glyn just uses his DSLR, a single Speedlight Flash, a cheap umbrella and a PocketWizard to trigger the flash (although you can do this with any method of triggering a remote flash that you have).

Further Reading:

Check out our article on the same topic at How to Create Dark Moody Low-Key Portraits with Minimal Gear

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Darren Rowse
Darren Rowse

is the editor and founder of Digital Photography School and SnapnDeals.

He lives in Melbourne Australia and is also the editor of the ProBlogger Blog Tips. Follow him on Instagram, on Twitter at @digitalPS or on Google+.

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