PDF Archive

Easily share your PDF documents with your contacts, on the Web and Social Networks.

Send a file File manager PDF Toolbox Search Help Contact



flash photography tips .pdf



Original filename: flash-photography-tips.pdf
Title: Flash Photography Tips
Author: W.S. Toh

This PDF 1.7 document has been generated by Microsoft® PowerPoint® 2016, and has been sent on pdf-archive.com on 16/12/2017 at 02:49, from IP address 58.182.x.x. The current document download page has been viewed 95 times.
File size: 272 KB (15 pages).
Privacy: public file




Download original PDF file









Document preview


Flash
Photography
Tips



There are two ways of
spreading light: to be the candle
or the mirror that reflects it.
- Edith Wharton

2

Hello!
I am Chee Chong Fun
I love photography, and I give presentations to share the
knowledge and passion.
You can find me at @cheechongfun
3

1) Don’t Flash a Scenery
● Common newbie mistake to fire the flash while taking a
landscape photo.
● A small flash is not going to light up an entire city.
● Pretty much useless and stupid to do so.

4

2) The Sun Exists
● Another common newbie mistake.
● Don’t forget that the sun exists while shooting outdoor.
● The sun is a strong light source, much stronger than any
flash on Earth.
● Do not attempt to overpower the sun with a tiny flash.
● Use the sun as the main light source if possible.

5

3) Environmental Lights First
● Always consider the environmental lights first.
● Because you probably cannot switch them off, and have
limited control over it.
● Place your subject to make full use of the environmental
lights.
● Or limit the impact of it.

6

4) The Reflector
● Not quite a flash tip.
● But the reflector is a cheap and good way to compliment the
flash.
● Use the reflector on the sun to brighten the subject.
● Or you can use it to bounce the flash off it.

7

5) Soft and Hard Light
● Soft light is gentle, and produces smooth shadows.
● Hard light is intense, and produces harsh shadows.
● There is nothing wrong with hard light, you just need to learn
how to use the different light qualities differently.

8

6) One Flash Epic
● You can get good photos with just one flash.
● Just don’t bare flash at someone flat in the face – It is rude
and will not produce good pictures.
● Instead, place the flash at an angle, beside your subject.
● The split lighting will create a dramatic photo.

9


Related documents


PDF Document flash photography tips
PDF Document click high 3
PDF Document photography lighting tutorial
PDF Document photography tricks that can work for anyone 1
PDF Document natural light photography r1
PDF Document one light photography


Related keywords