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Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On January - 16 - 2018

Which is best for photographing in low lighting

Which is best for photographing in low lighting

An age-old question that may make the beginner photographers wonder: “Which should come first, buying a wide-aperture lens or buying a flash for photographing in low lighting?”
On one hand, a fast wide-aperture lens may be more important because it can be more often used when photographing in low-lit indoors or to achieve good bokeh when photographing outdoors.
On the other hand, flash may be more important because with however wide an aperture, a lens may still have a hard time in photographing low-lit indoors. Also, flash can also be used to achieve fill-in when photographing outdoors. Read the rest of this entry »


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