One of the most difficult things in photography is understanding flash, especially on camera flash. Most amateurs photography isÂ visibleÂ by noticeable flash. There are ways to properly light a scene by balancing the flash output with ambient light. This also allows the photographer to capture more or all of the background in the image instead of a background that becomes totally black or very dark.
Flash that Doesn’t look like Flash
Below is a link to an excellent article written by Neil van Niekerk which describes best flash techniques and how to get ‘Flash that doesn’t look like Flash”
There is a link at the bottom of each page to the next page as the entire article is several pages long.
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