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Tip: Off Camera Flash for Better Skin Tone

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For getting nice skin tone with your Speedlight off-camera flash you can put 1/8 CTO gel over the flash and soften it with a medium spun diffuser.  It will give you a warmer skin tone and a warmer and softer light.

Welcome to Photo Retreat!

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Our goal is to help you become a better photographer. Our workshops are geared to both amateurs and professionals. We provide technical and creative skills in the areas of fashion, portraiture and lighting. We are located in New York City, however people have come from all over the world and country to be part of the workshops.

Learning is enhanced through demonstrations and hands-on experience. The number of participants is limited in size therefore participants of all technical backgrounds learn while benefiting from the opportunity to engage with the instructor on an individual level.  Learn more about the instructor Janusz Kawa, a master photographer specializing in fashion, portraiture and lighting by visiting our About Page.