Bounce flash photography. It sounds like a complicated procedure, one of those mythical flash techniques we try desperately to avoid.
We’ve all been there. You’re at a party or gathering and want to take a picture that captures the atmosphere of the moment. When shooting in low light, your first instinct is probably to use a tripod with a long shutter speed, or increase the ISO to shoot handheld.
Your SLR’s built-in flash is no match for a powerful, versatile flashgun, but
it can still be surprisingly useful. Here’s how to get the best out of your flash…
In addition to a DSLR and tripod, you need:
A glass container
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On these warm summer nights it‘s worth staying out late, taking your flashgun along to some of your favou