When the on camera flash is casting a shadow


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When the on camera flash is casting a shadow

I want to start this off with a quick little composition tip. Any time you see fence posts coming to a sharp angle like this, you've almost always got the possibility, almost always have the possibility, it's very likely that you're going to have some cool wide angle composition here, because you've got these great lines going off in both directions. So I came down here to the apex of this triangle to try and shoot that. I've got a 17 to 35 millimeter lens on a crop sensor camera. So this is a nice wide angle here.

And I grabbed my shot, and it's good, but there's all this other light in the background. I want to experiment with dimming the background a little bit by using my popup flash. So I'm pulling out my popup flash and dialing down my ambient exposure. I'm fiddling a little bit with my flash power to illuminate the foreground and darken the background. If none of that makes sense to you, check out my Foundations of Photography: Flash course. What I want to talk...

When the on camera flash is casting a shadow
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