Forgot Password
Pentax Camera Forums Home
 

Reply
Show Printable Version Search this Thread
12-03-2009, 02:38 PM   #1
New Member
dichro1's Avatar

Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: California, USA
Photos: Gallery
Posts: 12
Fill flash for K10D with AF360 flash unit

I have been having trouble understanding how to set these two up to use the flash for fill instead of doing the full lighting. The instruction books are really confusing.

Does anyone know how to do this and get consistent results?

12-03-2009, 03:08 PM   #2
Ash
Community Manager
Loyal Site Supporter
Ash's Avatar

Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Toowoomba, Queensland
Photos: Gallery | Albums
Posts: 22,687
Consistent results can only be achieved with manual flash.
But for reasonably good fill-flash results in strong ambient light, the best way to go is high-speed-sync flash, most useful in situations where the background is bright and the subjects is in the shade and needs the extra boost of light.

Before any of this, though, be sure you understand the principles of fill flash:
http://www.planetneil.com/tangents/flash-photography-techniques/
Bit by Bit: A Digital Fill-Flash Technique for Improving Images | CreativePro.com
Reply

Bookmarks
  • Submit Thread to Facebook Facebook
  • Submit Thread to Twitter Twitter
  • Submit Thread to Digg Digg
Tags - Make this thread easier to find by adding keywords to it!
af360 flash, camera, flash, flash for k10d, k10d with af360, pentax help, photography
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Alien Bee Flash Unit or Ring Flash Hey Elwood Photographic Technique 2 06-24-2010 07:37 AM
Fill Flash thrillerb Troubleshooting and Beginner Help 1 03-10-2009 06:35 AM
Fill Flash Paul Hunt Photographic Technique 11 03-04-2009 08:12 AM
Slow flash - fill in flash - k100d soalle Pentax DSLR Discussion 4 06-21-2008 02:06 PM
Can't get test flash/modeling flash to work on af360 ffuller22 Flashes, Lighting, and Studio 0 10-31-2007 05:11 PM



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 01:21 PM. | See also: NikonForums.com, CanonForums.com part of our network of photo forums!
  • Red (Default)
  • Green
  • Gray
  • Dark
  • Dark Yellow
  • Dark Blue
  • Old Red
  • Old Green
  • Old Gray
  • Dial-Up Style
Hello! It's great to see you back on the forum! Have you considered joining the community?
register
Creating a FREE ACCOUNT takes under a minute, removes ads, and lets you post! [Dismiss]
Top