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 Post subject: Glasses and flash!?
PostPosted: Wed Mar 19, 2008 9:23 pm 
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Sometimes you need to use flash as everybody knows....people which have glasses will have a glow on the glasses themselves...what do you do to remove it? What photoshop tool do you use if you remove it by means of photoshop?


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PostPosted: Thu Mar 20, 2008 1:53 am 
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If you use a bounced flash it would look like natural lighting which looks ok I guess. Sometimes putting a diffuser over the built-in flash helps to soften the light. You lose a lot of power though.

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 20, 2008 3:35 am 
try not to shoot square on, shoot a little to the side....... and tilt the head forward just a little....... all this helps most of the time, but some glasses will reflect no matter what you do........


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PostPosted: Thu Mar 20, 2008 6:58 am 
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Do you manage to edit them using photoshop or something?


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You will most certainly have clipped the highlights if any of the light from the flash is reflected of the glasses and by that I mean any part of the glasses going completely white. That is a little hard to edit out or recover any detail from.

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I'm referring to small flash on the frame !


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PostPosted: Thu Mar 20, 2008 8:25 am 
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Yes it's same whether you blow the highlights on the frame or on the glass itself. Like Big Pix said, the glasses will still reflect some light, just like how the flash can still be reflected in the eyes of the subject even if the rest of photo looks natural.

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My wife that I sadly lost over 11 years ago wore glasses and if anyone pointed a camera at her she would take them off.... just a thought.

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a diffuser will do the job.

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