Especially if you’re just starting out you don’t have an arsenal of gear to work with. Let’s face it: good glass and a camera body isn’t cheap in the first place. (Notice that I mention glass first for a good reason)
If your budget doesn’t allows you to buy an external flash right from the spot and deep in your heart you know that you rather wouldn’t use the pop-up flash of your camera here is a way to make it a lot more bearable.
Talking about BEARable: you hear me say beer instead of bear in the video as there is some wishful thinking involved obviously.
You also notice that there is a shadow in front of the bear. This is because the pop-up flash is to close to the lens and thus casts a shadow of it onto or near the subject. Consider this another disadvantage of using a pop-up flash.
Anyway, I hope this little video helps you getting a better exposure using your pop-up flash.
Now go and save some money for external speedlites and strobes.
Have a great time shooting.