Want to learn a new and fun way to experience color photography?
Using colored gels or filters over your lights and/or camera lens provides an entirely new level of creative options.
While the concept is simple, there are a few key things you should know before giving this technique a try.
Here is what you will learn:
- What are color gels?
- Complimentary colors
- What equipment do you need?
- Using color gels for color correction.
- Using color gels for creative effects.
Remember, for color gel lighting to work, you must control any white light from spilling onto your set. A white light will wash the gel color light out.
Start out by using a darkened room for your first efforts.
Photo Credit: Jo Plumridge
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