While doing research on the concentrating light exercise in Part 4 I came across this video on how to create a black background and a chiaroscuro effect using only flash, maximum shutter speed and controlling the aperture. A really neat trick to have in one’s bag of tricks.
Photography Technique: The Invisible Black Background [ webcast, online] Glyn Dewis 20/05/2013. 4 mins 40 secs. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FO9Zy8m3cxw (Accessed 23/1/2015).