Flash gels are an enjoyable, easy, and cheap way to bring a splash of colour or get very creative with a shot. Make a difference in your photography, This quick video will give you some helpful tips for working with them more effectively and getting richer color.
Coming to you from David Bergman at Adorama TV, this helpful video will show you how you can get the most out of your flash configurations. Should you do a lot (or a little) portraiture work with strobes,
I totally advise keeping a set of gels around. They’re a quick and effective way to add a smidgen of attention to a photo, change a background colour, or do something quite experimental, and they’re quite affordable. Since Bergman shows, however, there are a number of things that you need to consider to make certain you get punchy, lively colour from the gels. In particular, you have to pay very careful attention that nothing interferes with the colour or you risk it becoming washed out and ruining the effect.