How To... Flash-Paint Your Landscapes
Photography week|October 07, 2021
James Paterson shows how you can make a single flash do the work of a dozen, by painting your daylight scenes with light over several frames
James Paterson

We often hear portrait shooters talk about underexposing the ambient light, then using a flash to pick out the subject. This can result in atmospheric portraits with bold skies – so why not use the same method to create a bold landscape? This way, we can underexpose the scene for a dramatic evening sky, then pick out parts of our scene with the flash.

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