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    Default How to direct the external flash to subject?

    Hi all,
    I've some problems in directing the external flash to subject when taking potrait style(external flash to the side when i turn the camera) esp when taking outdoor coz nothing to bounce the light. Hw can i counter tis esp when i want to capture the subject(fill in flash) with bright background? Thks...

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    Default Re: How to direct the external flash to subject?

    Quote Originally Posted by alFizz04 View Post
    Hi all,
    I've some problems in directing the external flash to subject when taking potrait style(external flash to the side when i turn the camera) esp when taking outdoor coz nothing to bounce the light. Hw can i counter tis esp when i want to capture the subject(fill in flash) with bright background? Thks...
    get a bounce card?
    u can try using omnibounce,flipit,betterbouncecard,lightsphere
    various options

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    Default Re: How to direct the external flash to subject?

    bounced card?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Redsun View Post
    get a bounce card?
    u can try using omnibounce,flipit,betterbouncecard,lightsphere
    various options
    Thks...Btw will diffuser aso work?

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    Default Re: How to direct the external flash to subject?

    Point the flash direct at your subject. It is not neccessary to bounce or diffuse the light if you just using as a fill in.
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    Quote Originally Posted by alFizz04 View Post
    Thks...Btw will diffuser aso work?
    Omnibounce, lightsphere acts as a diffuser as well.
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    thks all...
    cheers....hv been a great help esp for newbie like me....

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