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How to Mix Flash with Ambient Light: A Step-by-Step Method

1 month ago   |   By Peta Pixel

Can you think back to a time you were taking photos in a dinner scene and they just look “flash-y”? Why does flash never look natural? Well, in order to make flash look natural, you have to make flash part of the natural lighting scenario. Here's how.
I admit, when I bought my first flash, not only did I not know how to mix it with natural light, I didn't sync it properly. This resulted in a few film rolls being semi-exposed. It didn't look good at all. So, if you already know how to sync your flash you're better than I was.
The next step, a much-needed step, is making flash look natural...
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