Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video Shooting with flash, part of Learning the Nikon D5200 and D5300.
- Many photographers think that the flash…is only for shooting in the dark,…but actually there's lots of times…when a flash can come in handy.…Even on a bright light situation,…you can use a flash to even out the lighting in the scene,…cutting down on harsh shadows on your subject's face.…In Auto mode, you may have seen how the flash…pops up automatically.…If you're using Program mode or one of the priority modes,…you can also control when the flash fires.…Remember, just push the flash button here on the side,…and the flash will automatically open.…This way, you can use the flash in a fill-flash mode…to even out some of the shadows.…
The flash can be used in several different ways though…depending upon your shooting mode.…There are five different flash modes,…which can often be combined to get great results.…The Auto mode is for automatic flash,…and this is useful when shooting in dim lighting.…The flash will pop up automatically…when the shutter release button is pressed halfway…and fires if needed.…The Red-eye reduction mode can be…
- Getting ready to shoot
- Shooting in scene modes
- Working with the built-in flash
- Changing ISO
- Focusing with modes or by hand
- Understanding shutter release mode
- Switching metering modes
- Shooting with an external flash
- Shooting video
Skill Level Beginner
1. Quick Start
2. A Closer Look at the Camera
3. Shooting in Programmed Auto Mode
4. Exploring Autofocus
5. Understanding Shutter-Release Modes
Using the self-timer2m 20s
6. Understanding Exposure Controls
7. Beyond the Basics
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