Today’s photo of the week is another example why you should consider…
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shooting off-camera flash even at the zoo. As I told earlier it is a good thing to have someone around who can hold the flash for you. Even better is if this person also knows how to do the settings on the flash, that you’ve set obviously into manual mode. Just like your camera.
But this isn’t necessary. You also can do the settings yourself of course.
I was lucky enough to have Pedro around who directed the speedlight exact the way I needed it: from the lower right side at the eyes of the Gorilla. This way I got a proper exposure on the eyes as the sun was casting a hard shadow over this area.
I can’t wait to see your results!
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