For many novice photographers, the purpose of the flash is to increase the brightness in an environment where the light is not bright enough.However, the role of flash is far from filling the light. It can also provide a controlled light source, allowing you to create the effect and atmosphere of the photo through the light.Before we get to the basics of how to use a flash, this article will give you the basics: Flash mode (M, A, TTL).
Flash applicable scene
In backlight photography, in order to enrich the picture level and obtain a good color restoration, you need flash as a supplement.Generally speaking. It is not necessary for the flash lamp to exert strong power illumination when it is used for supplementary light, but it is necessary to control the flash brightness to avoid excessive supplementary light. Generally, it can be set to about two gears. If you're shooting with the wide Angle end of your camera's zoom lens or the same Angle as a standard lens, setting the flash to "fade" prevents overlighting.
Outdoor portrait shooting:
Generally speaking, it is not suitable to use flash when shooting night scenes. The use of small aperture and long exposure can show a beautiful night scene. However, flash is usually used for portrait shooting at night. If the flash is directly turned on for portrait shooting, the restoration of the figure is normal, but the night scene behind is very dark and cannot be restored, then the slow flash function is needed at this time. In a normal night scene, the background is usually very dark, which may take 1/10 of a second or longer to allow the background light and color to appear. For foreground models, because we use flash, it actually takes 1/100 of a second or so to complete the exposure.
The use of flash allows us to get rid of the bondage of natural light, create our own ideal light, shoot more diverse photography works with layers and shadows, and reproduce rich three-dimensional texture, making the works more visual impact. Did you get it?
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