Join Derrick Story for an in-depth discussion in this video Turning the flash off indoors, part of Getting Pro Results from a Compact Camera.
Just as it might seem illogical to turn on the flash outdoors in broad daylight,…you might also wonder why you'd want to turn off the flash when you're indoors.…There is a good reason, because natural light further is often with more…realistic than flash shots.…When you're photographing a family sitting around the fireplace or…gathered around some birthday candles, a brilliant blast of flash is going to…ruin the mood of the photo.…There is a place for flash indoors but there's also a time to turn it off and…the adept photographer knows both techniques.…
So let me show you some examples of what I am talking about.…This first shot here, this is an adorable shot and is going to be a wonderful no…matter what, but I really feel like that turning off the flash would give a…better mood to the shot and feel even more natural.…So in this case, I know grandma is going to love the shot, but I think everyone…else would love the shot with the flash off.…So there is the prime example where I think flash kills the mood a little bit.…
- Understanding ISO
- Stitching a panorama
- Using exposure lock
- Using the flash indoors and out
- Adapting professional techniques to small cameras