Controlling flash color temperature


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Controlling flash color temperature

We've been talking only about natural light shooting through most of this course, but there will be times in low light where you will want to use your flash. Now this is not a flash course, but if your camera has a pop-up flash, it does have some utility in low light, working as a fill to fill in some shadows and just cast a little bit of extra light onto your subject. There is problem though very often with fill flash in low light. Now we have already talked about how in low light everything is going to turn really red and really orange. Your camera is going to have a difficult time white balancing with the kind of lighting situations you get into at night and at low light.

Watch what happens if I pop up the flash on my camera and take a shot of Janna here. I end up with a shot that is well exposed and the flash is working for me, but notice the difference between a color on her face and the color in the background. Now we talked about white balance. Every different type of light s...

Controlling flash color temperature
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Controlling flash color temperature provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Ben Long as part of the Foundations of Photography: Night and Low Light

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