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PostPosted: Wed Mar 03, 2010 5:43 am 
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Are external flashes good for close ups of people, for example if the other person was sat opposite you on a table, or would you blind them with it?

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Assuming you're talking about a speedlight/similar power rating, its just like using any other flash.

But if its an AlienBee or something like that, its possible that they can't be dialled to a low enough power setting, and that could be irritating.


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I meant standard flash guns, but have released it is possible to diffuse and adjust angles correctly.

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Just make a nice light tent of a couple of sheets of paper and fire your flash at it, that should give you pretty decent do-it-yourself macro lighting.

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