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04/03/2010 - 2:40 PM

camera flash help!!!!

camera flash help!!!!Hi

Now you have provided the settings we can offer you much more help.

The questions you need to ask yourself are.

1. Did I need f22? I would suggest the answer would be no, all you relly need in focus is the people, they are all roughly on the same plane so something like f5.6 - f8 would have been fine, which would have let in much more natural light.

2. Did I really need to be on ISO800? No, this is the cause of the noise. With a larger aperture and flash ISO100 would have probably been fine.

3. Could I have had a longer exposure. The flash will effectively freeze everything being lit by flash, and as long as you were not zoomed in a long way you could have probably used 1/100 or even 1/60 of a second.

Essentially though what you need to do is change the ISO to 100. open up the aperture a lot and increase the exposure time.

There will be a need for a bit of triall and error but thats part of the fun.

Hope this helps.