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    How to use an iPad or laptop as a light source for portraits, still lifes and more

    | Photography Tips | Portraits | 13/06/2013 00:01am
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    Use your tablet to create a background for macro photography

    Use your tablet to create a background for macro photography

    Close-ups lacking punch? Position them against a brightly coloured background and they’ll instantly look much more striking.

    If you’re using a shallow depth of field, the tablet screen will be slightly out of focus and it won’t be so obvious that it’s not a real background.

    Use your iPad to create a background for macro photography

    We chose an image with harmonious colors to give our still life a calm and restful feel

    Using your tablet means you can choose any backdrop, texture or colour you like to complement your subject. For a bolder composition, we could have placed our flowers against an image of blue sky.

    PAGE 1 – DIY Photography Hacks: using an iPad to light a portrait
    PAGE 2 – DIY Photography Hacks: use your tablet to create cool catchlights
    PAGE 3 – DIY Photography Hacks: use your iPad to light your still life photography
    PAGE 4 – DIY Photography Hacks: use your tablet to create a background for macro photography
    PAGE 5 – DIY Photography Hacks: create rainbow cross-polarisation effects using your iPad
    PAGE 6 – DIY Photography Hacks: use your iPad to paint with light

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    Posted on Thursday, June 13th, 2013 at 12:01 am under Photography Tips, Portraits.

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