Still Life Photography

Learning About Light Modifiers – Scrims

I am learning about lighting modification. In multiple videos, which I will post eventually, I have learned an item called a scrim. A scrim modifies light. In my case, I am using Vellum paper placed about a foot away from my flash. The vellum increases the area of the light behind the glass that you see and also softens the light. The pictures below are the same glass at different flash power levels.

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