The right flash exposure values for your outdoor portrait photographs

7/16/2015 ISO 1200 Magazine 0 Comments

The solution to the problem is to use available light for the background while using a flash for the model. This creates a “double exposure” giving me total control over my photograph and the result is not going to be washed out. If you’re asking why I’d use a flash on such a fast shoot, when I have an abundance of natural light; the answer is due to a number of factors. In short, when the model is in front of the lake, with a wide horizon, she is underexposed by the available light. But if I exposed the model correctly, I’d end up with a washed out background. What you see is a combination of light and flash, perfect! - text via Good Light! Clips -

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