build-in bounce flash

Started Aug 20, 2012 | Discussions thread
skyglider
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Re: build-in bounce flash
In reply to The Skipper, Aug 21, 2012

The Skipper wrote:

I got the RX100 which already has a weak flash, so that was what I thought as well. As it turns out, in my living room, whether I bounce or not makes a difference of only one stop.

Since the sensor in the RX100 is very good, that one stop doesn't make much of a difference to the IQ, especially since when you bounce, your photos are mostlyl hi-lights with very little shadows.

All I can say is that on the RX100, the bounce flash works, and it is a definite improvement. Here are some examples of that bounce flash working over a fairly large distance & with a fairly high ceilings:

http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/readflat.asp?forum=1009&message=42247873

As you know, I responded in that link.
Thanks,
Sky

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