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08-06-2010, 11:49 AM   #1
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Flash question *ist DL

Hi all. I recently purchased a *ist DL off ebay, its brand new and I love it. I would of purchased something newer but, I'm poor, imagine that! Anyways, I haven't figured out how to get the flash to work to my desire. I go to music shows and they are usually extremely low light scenes and I like to take pictures at said shows. I've attempted to take pictures a few times, attempted to use the flash also, but the pictures are to flash obvious, too bright, and I don't like the way they turn out at ALL. I'm kinda big on the over exposure look to live shows, but I'd also just like clear non over exposed. I have a lil' experience with those kinds of photos on my old and lost Sony DSC-V1.

So I guess I'm inquiring about whether or not there is a guide or someone has some tips on how to alter the flash settings so its not ruining my pictures. Or should I just get a external flash?

08-06-2010, 12:34 PM   #2
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If your photos are turning out too bright, you can either add exposure compensation, or use a smaller aperture than normal. The latter option is particularly effective.

Here are some flash photography tips for indoor photography:

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