Chapter One Using Flash Like a Pro: If You Hate the Way Photos Look with Flash, You’re Not Alone

Images If you’ve taken a photo with your camera’s pop-up flash, you’re probably wondering how camera manufacturers list pop-up flash as a feature and keep a straight face. It’s probably because the term “pop-up flash” is actually a marketing phrase dreamed up by a high-powered PR agency, because its original, more descriptive, and more accurate name is actually “the ugly-maker.” You’d usually have to go to the Driver’s License Bureau to experience this quality of photographic light, but luckily for us, it’s just one simple push of a button, and BAM—harsh, ...

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