I tested out at home asking my family to sit together... E-TTL, f8, shutter 1/60 at manual... LS with dome pointing up in the ceiling.. I got a pretty good picture!! Although the camera meter shows me way underexposed (All the way to the left)...
One question - we only use the meter to get natural light from the background when shooting flash right e.g. outdoor right? I am surprised that the pic I took doesn't show it is underexposed. Sorry again if this question sounds silly.
Last edited by miniUltraman; 11th February 2007 at 01:51 PM.
- flash w/o LS direct
- flash w LS direct
- flash w/o LS tilt 90 degree
- flash w LS tilt 90 degree
- flash w/o LS tilt 70 degree
- flash w LS tilt 70 degree
repeat the test with flash reflector instead of LS
Compare all the results.
Recommended Flash setup for 2 different environmentOriginally Posted by miniUltraman
- for outdoor, you need to use flash to fill-in the object. The setup is flash head pointing directly to the object and not bounce. Usually the camera settings will be in AUTO mode, P, Tv/S or Av/A. Compensate the flash exposure to -1 (varies).
- for indoor,
a. Low ceiling, you need to use flash to bounce off the ceiling. Flash accessories can be bounce card, omin-bounce or LS. Flash head tilt can be from 60 to 90 degree. Photography distance is short. Compensate the flash exposure to +0 (varies).
b. High Ceiling, you can use flash to shoot direct or bounce with accessory at 60 to 70 degree. Photography distance for flash direct is much further than bounce setup.
Last edited by megaweb; 12th February 2007 at 10:37 AM.
Thanks Megaweb... you are great. This is super helpful