Ahmed Gadou's picture

Portrait of Abdullah

Just used smart phone flash for the rim light for more definition

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John D's picture

The lighting on his face is quite nice, and good trick with the cellphone flash. However, the bright lights to left and right of his face are distracting. What if you removed those in editing?

Ahmed Gadou's picture

I didn't think of this, but yes, why not.. I'll give it a try :)
Thank you for the constructive criticism

stuart smith's picture

great portrait

Stephen Venneman's picture

This may be a newbie question, but how did you get your smart phone flash to sync with your camera?

Ahmed Gadou's picture

We are here to learn from each other Stephen :)

Actually I used the the phone as a torch to be a continuous light source.. and it was a bit stronger than the ambient light, so I asked my friend who was holding it to move backward till I get the desired effect.

Hope this answers your question.

Stephen Venneman's picture

I wondered... You know, with all the crazy apps out there I wouldn't be surprised that there's one that flashes when it detects a flash, but this makes much more sense. Thank you.