Sometimes you just don't have the opportunity to shoot in the early or late hour golden light.  You get a late jump on your photo shoot and have to contend with shooting at midday.  This means you have to contend with harsh flat light, shadows under the eyes and blown out backgrounds.  In this Adorama TV video, Joe McNally gives some tips on how to handle that situation.

Though this is geared towards portrait photography, these tips can be applied to any type of shooting; whether portrait or macro /closeup photography.  This is the first of a two part series.