Photography Tips: Achieving a Pure White Background

If you’re a stock photographer, the ability to achieve a pure white background for your people or product shot is a must skill to have. WebPhotoSchool has some free tips for you;


“Standing next to Clarence, I took a light meter reading with the meter facing the camera and adjusted the strobe power until the reading came up to f/5.6 at 1/125th of a second (figure 4). The main light power was set to 126-watt seconds. I then increased the power of the open heads evenly until I got a reading of f/11 at 1/125th of a second. The background lights were each set to 400-watt seconds”

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