Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video Shooting with flash, part of Up and Running with the Nikon D600 and D610.
- Many photographers think of the flash is only for shooting…in the dark but actually there's a lot…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.…When shooting on auto mode, you've already seen…how the flash will pop up automatically if it's needed.…If you're using program mode or one…of the two priority modes or even manual mode,…you can take control when the flash fires.…To do this, press the flash button…and the flash will automatically open.…
Now, you can use the flash in a fill flash 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 half way and fires if needed.…The red-eye reduction mode can be…quite useful with portraits.…In this case, the red-eye reduction lamp will…
Want to get up and running even faster? Check out the "Quick Start" chapter to learn how to use your D600 or D610 straight out of the box.
- Powering up and shooting with the scene modes
- Reviewing the lens controls
- Changing image format and size
- Adjusting ISO and exposure compensations
- Using Flexible Program mode
- Shooting in continuous low-speed, high-speed, and quiet-shutter-release modes
- Switching between metering modes
- Shooting with flash
- Shooting video
Skill Level Beginner
Foundations of Photography: Exposurewith Ben Long3h 24m Appropriate for all
Up and Running with DSLR Filmmakingwith Chad Perkins1h 10m Appropriate for all
1. Quick Start
2. A Closer Look
3. Shooting in Programmed Auto Mode
4. Exploring Autofocus
5. Understanding Shutter-Release Modes
6. Understanding Exposure Controls
7. Beyond the Basics
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