Learn Flash Exposure Compensation in Canon Rebel T3i Camera


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Flash exposure compensation

The flash on your camera has a range of about 10 to 12 feet. Beyond that, your flash simply won't have any effect on your image, but within that range, moving your camera and its flash closer or farther from your subject will result in more or less flash illumination on that subject. That should be pretty intuitive. Put the flash right in someone's face and they might end up with too much light on them. Flash Exposure Compensation is a way of controlling how much light the flash puts out. By dialing in negative Flash Exposure Compensation you can reduce the intensity of the flash to go from something like this to something like this.

To dial in some Flash Exposure Compensation, we'll hit the Q button to go to the Quick Control screen and this entry right here, it's a little flash with a +/- next to it. You may recognize the +/- as the Exposure Compensation icon. So this is Flash Exposure Compensation and you can see that it's currently set to 0. So I'm going to g...

Flash exposure compensation
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Flash exposure compensation provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Ben Long as part of the Shooting with the Canon Rebel T3i (600D and Kiss X5)

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