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Stories by Alex Wild


Fill Flash Balances Foreground with Backdrop

Here's a simple image of a bug on a branch:Appearances aside, producing this image was technically more challenging than my usual fare. Both the sky and the insect are properly exposed, meaning I essentially had to plan and meter for two photographs in one exposure.Consider the scene with only natural sunlight and the camera metered for the sky:To correct for the dark, underexposed bug I added foreground light in the form of a diffused radio-triggered flash...

November 5, 2011 — Alex Wild
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