Off-The-Wall (or Ceiling) Built-In Flash
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Everybody knows you can use the flash built-into your camera to get more light on a scene... but unless you're using the flash as fill lighting, the built-in flash tends to give your subject that flat, deer-in-the-headlights, look. What you might not have known is that something as simple as a little piece of aluminum foil can deflect light from your camera's built-in flash to bounce off the ceiling, a wall, or anything else outside the view of the lens. This challenge is for bounced-flash photos where the light source is the flash built-into your camera. Please say something about what was used to direct the light from your flash.
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Thursday, 17th May, 2012 (GMT)
Thursday, 24th May, 2012 – Wednesday, 30th May, 2012 (GMT)
Thursday, 31st May, 2012 – Wednesday, 6th June, 2012 (GMT)
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As there need to be more pictures of cats, here is one of our newly arrived kitten Daisy.
|Submitted:||Saturday, 26th May, 2012 15:10 (GMT)|
|Taken:||Thursday, 24th May, 2012|
|Focal length:||14 mm|
|Shutter speed:||1/20 sec|
|Notes:||The built-in bounce feature of the Panasonic GX1 was used to bounce the flash off an orange cardboard box I had placed on the floor next to the camera (in portrait position). The colour of the cardboard adds a wonderfully warm tone.|
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