They have been lying to you about negative fill!

In countless videos and classes I have seen people misrepresent this key lighting concept. Negative fill doesn’t suck light out of the shadows, it blocks light from entering. Watch as I prove it to you in three demonstrations.


00:00 Introduction
00:56 First Demo
01:56 Second Demo
03:04 Third Demo
04:12 Conclusion



V-FLAT WORLD Foldable V-Flat, Set of 2, Black/White

Studio Titan Camera Stand STA-01-360 MK2
Studio Titan America STA-06-200 Crank light stand

Camera Gear:
Canon EOS R5
Canon RF 85mm F1.2 L USM

Lighting Gear:
Elinchrom ELC 500 Studio Monolight

Elinchrom 59″ Deep Inverse Octa

Elinchrom Rotalux Stripbox 35x90cm

This video was shot with a
Canon Cinema EOS C70

Canon EOS R5

Canon RF 35mm f/1.8 IS Macro STM

Canon EF 16-35mm f/4L IS USM Lens

and lit with a

Nanlite Forza 720 LED Spot Light

Music: Evolution and Going Higher by Bensound

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