Photography: Playing with Flash

I’m still working my way through my photography class and the most recent less is about flash.  There are two types of flash – internal and external.  Internal is the kind that is connected to your camera and you cannot remove.  External is an extra accessory that you attach to your camera.   I generally let my camera decide whether or not it wants to use a flash.  That’s generally not what *professional* photographers do because they prefer to control the lighting themselves.   These are two photos I took today of a lily. The first is with no flash. The second is with flash. I’m not sure either is ideal as far as lighting?

Lily with no flash

Lily with flash

About Ellen Christian

Ellen is a busy mom of two teenagers who left the corporate world in 2008 to focus on a more eco-friendly life. She lives in rural Vermont where she juggles family, two blogs and a career in social media.

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  1. what a difference!

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