What is this situation called?


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Wai

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You were posing in front of the photographer

and the sun was behind u casting a shadow on your face

what is the proper name for this?

i know u are suppose to use "fill flash" to solve this problem...but i want to know the name of this.

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luisg

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yeah backlit! read from some manuals that you need to use force flash in that situation. ;)
 

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Originally posted by luisg
yeah backlit! read from some manuals that you need to use force flash in that situation. ;)
Oh, and how are you going to force the flash, pray tell?
 

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Originally posted by Richard


Oh, and how are you going to force the flash, pray tell?
:) I meant that in most of the DC that the flash will not fire if that is in auto mode.
 

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HAHAHA... the earlier part of this thread also very funny... the sun casting a shadow :bsmilie: :bsmilie: :bsmilie:
 

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Originally posted by Richard


Oh, and how are you going to force the flash, pray tell?
close his eyes, and mumble "use the force, uzi, use the force"
 

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Originally posted by Jed
HAHAHA... the earlier part of this thread also very funny... the sun casting a shadow :bsmilie: :bsmilie: :bsmilie:
oh yah...I didn't realise that. It defies physics laws!
 

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Originally posted by kamwai
ok...i will call it "shots with subject backlit"

Thanks everyone
better if "subjects with backlit shots" ;)
 

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