Tips on How to Use Camera Flash
Using your flash can either make or break your photos so using it correctly will always give you greatimages. Don¶t feel intimidated by your flash, it¶s there to help you shoot great images in low lightsituations. Here are some great tips to help you shoot better images.
1. Fill in flash
One of the simplest ways to shoot great images when outdoors and there are shadows falling across yoursubject or the faces of people you are shooting, is to use fill in flash. It¶s self explanatory, but what it doesis brighten the areas of shadow by filling in those parts with a little flash. Just switch on your flash whenoutside and allow the camera to do the rest. The first time you use it you will be amazed at how itimproves your images dramatically. Never again will you have those dark shadows across your subjects. If you aren¶t sure how to use it just check out you manual as most cameras allow you to control your flash.Some even allow you to control the power of the flash when filling in. "Dreams" captured by Yousef
2. Use a diffuser
What a diffuser does is to cut down the harshness of the flash. It softens the light on the subject and givesa far more pleasant image. All externally mounted flash units will accept a diffuser and most digital SLRs