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Flash exposure basics:

There are only 3 main ways to modify the flash exposure effect for a given subject distance:

1. change the aperture (includes putting a filter on your lens such as a ND or polariser)
2. change the ISO
3. change the flash output (includes putting diffusers over the flash or bouncing flash off walls, etc)

There are 3 main ways to get correct flash exposure:


Using your in-built flash on your camera:

So how do we go about changing these settings?

Flash photography technology:

Using flash to "stop" the action:

TTL flash systems and modes:

Powering your flash: