This week on The Digital Story: 5 surefire flash tips, Photo Help Desk question of the week, more on new Aperture courses - All of this and more in today's photography podcast.
Story #1 - Five Surefire Flash Tips - I've been shooting in all kinds of lighting conditions lately, and I thought I'd share my favorite flash tips:
- People shots in bright, contrasty light fare better with fill flash.
- In Program mode, flash exposure compensation controls the light on the subject, and exposure compensation affects the background.
- Carry a white business card and rubber band to create an emergency kick light for bounce flash.
- Indoors, try manual mode with these settings: ISO 400, 1/15th, f/5.6. Adjust as needed.
- Hold the flash up with your left hand, the camera in your right, and use TTL wireless for communication.
Story #2 - Photo Help Desk Question of the Week: "Why move from a cropped sensor to a full frame DSLR?" I add more detail to the answer.
Story #3 - New Aperture Training coming your way. I've just completed "Portrait Retouching with Aperture" and "Enhancing Product Photography with Aperture," and they are fun! I explain why in the third story.
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