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Nikon D7500 For Dummies by Julie Adair King

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Chapter 3

Adding Flash

IN THIS CHAPTER

check Taking advantage of the built-in flash

check Setting the flash mode

check Adjusting flash power

check Investigating advanced flash options

Cameras have gone through many evolutions since photography was invented. But one thing that remains constant is that you can't create a photograph without light. In fact, the term photograph comes from the Greek words photo, for light, and graph, for drawing. Thanks to the built-in flash on your D7500, you're never without at least a little light. You also have the option to attach an external flash for times when you need more power or flexibility than the built-in unit provides.

This chapter begins with an introduction to working with the built-in flash and then moves on to advanced flash options, many of which work with external flash units. For more tips on better flash results, especially for portraiture, see Chapter 7.

Turning the Built-in Flash On and Off

remember In certain exposure modes, the camera decides when flash is ...

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