Step Away From a Wall
SUMMARY: Don't place your portrait photo subjects directly in front of a wall.
If you must use flash to take digital portrait photos, instead of placing your subject directly in front of a blank surface such as a wall, have them step a few inches away from the wall. Unless you have reflectors and external flash units to completely control the lighting, the flash may cause a shadow of the subject to form on the wall. This is especially true with white or light-painted walls.
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