Why I love small flashes to shoot outdoors

posted on 17th of march, 2010

I used to always use natural light outdoors, and I still often do, but now that I have started using a small flash off camera I find my images "pop" more and I am able to capture images in all types of difficult lighting situations.

The images here are both back-lit by the sun creating a nice definition, the one of her leaping was captured at a shutter speed of 250 but I metered for the background. Thus, the background exposure is correct and I can also capture the leap clearly!

Without the flash, both of these images would've been difficult to impossible!

Comments (6)

Posted by Joezachs on April 30, 2010
One more useful hint.
I suppose it also helps as fill in flashes.
Posted by Jdanne on March 17, 2010
Very sportive lady! Thanks for telling us your flashing technique.
Posted by Jonvitalija on March 17, 2010
Very nice!!
Posted by Creativei on March 17, 2010
ummm well done
Posted by Maczuga on March 17, 2010
very impressive!
Posted by Mani33 on March 17, 2010
Well done ;)

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Photo credits: Nancy Ziller.

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