Playing The Long Game: Outdoor Photography With Telezooms

Flash Novice

SlowSong

Thanks for dropping by. All clicks and comments very much appreciated. Smile

I like documentary and street photography, but a bit of anything else on the side. I tend not to use Photoshop too much, just sticking to the basic adjustments, but sometimes break free to try something "arty".

Thank you for visiting. I love seeing all your photos and hope you like mine.

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Flash Novice

6 Feb 2014 2:59PM   Views : 579 Unique : 489

I know nothing about flash but seeing as it's lashing down again outside I've been trying out the on-camera flash on my 60D and the 17-55mm 2.8 lens at various settings. And I did actually learn something, although not a lot. I wondered why I kept getting a dark half circle at the bottom of all my shots. Taking the lens hood off solved that one - partly. But then I discovered that even with the hood off you have to be careful of distance to subject and focal length. I hardly ever, if ever, use flash, but it was good to try. Got bored very quickly so this is about all I've done. A bit of my messy pencil box.

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Have also been experimenting with the new cheap-as-chips MG3250 Canon printer but the photo prints are pants. As expected - it only cost 50, but the OH has a pro-printer so all is not lost.

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