Filling in for a bright sunset


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Filling in for a bright sunset

We're looking at a textbook fill flash situation here. I'm shooting Steven up against a bright setting sun. Let me show you what happens if I just frame a shot here. He is mostly a silhouette I have very little detail on his face at this point you should understand that my with some flash I can fill this in. I can even out the exposure between he and the background. My background exposure is pretty good that's whats happened here. My meter has metered for the bright sky, and in the process, underexposed him. I'm going to pop up my flash and again, this is mostly what the flash on your camera is for, is providing fill.

Right now it's providing too much fill so, I'm going to go to my flash exposure compensation. I'm going to dial it down quite a bit actually. I'm going to dial it down two stops. Because he looked really bright there. And that's getting a little bit better. Wow, there's a weird flare right under his nose. That's actually a lens flare, coming fro...

Filling in for a bright sunset
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