Portraits that combine flash with natural light are a highly popular look and a technique that will do a lot to help you gain more confidence and versatility when working with artificial light. However, when you start shooting at night, the technique becomes a little trickier. This excellent video tutorial will show you how to shoot portraits at night when using a flash.
Coming to you from David Bergman with Adorama TV, this great video tutorial will show you how to shoot portraits at night using flash. A portrait with a dramatic sky is a popular look, and it is a fantastic way to work on your lighting skills, as it forces you to learn how to balance an ambient exposure with what is essentially a separate exposure on your subject. When day turns to night, however, your ambient exposure can become a bit trickier due to the lower light levels, but it is not impossible to still make those dramatic images, and it will improve your technique all the more. Check out the video above for the full rundown from Bergman!
If you would like to continue learning about lighting for portraits, be sure to check out "Illuminating The Face: Lighting for Headshots and Portraits With Peter Hurley!"