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Take your ambient exposures for inside and out. Then expose for the windows whilst using fill flash so that the window frames are lit making it an easy cut and paste. Combine fill and ambient exposures to your taste. Mask in or out shadow and highlight areas within the interior that are getting lost.


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With 70D or D600 you wouldn't have any cash for lens left, and without proper lens you can't make good use of them. Decide on lens first and then best body you can afford with spare cash. Flash with ability to be bounced off the ceiling (if ceilings are white-ish) would probably be the best way to improve photos in your situation. Learning to use flash ...


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By playing around with my D5100, I found that if you shoot in PROGRAM (P) Mode, not AUTO mode, and pop the flash up, it will (under normal conditions) leave your ISO where you set it (like, say, 200). It sets the exposure time at 1/60 and the aperture at f5.3. You have to set the white balance manually, though. I actually find the color balance is most ...


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I keep a mini maglite in my photography bag. Any torch should do unless the room is very big. Shine the torch on the subject while you're focusing. Once focus is set, switch the lens to manual focus should override its requirement to obtain focus before taking the picture, and as long as you don't change the focal length, or turn the focus ring, or the ...


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When they say the AF system does well in the dark, that doesn't mean when it's pitch black. All AF systems have lower limits, and on your D810 that value is -2 EV at ISO 100. Even if you're focusing manually, the same parts of the AF system get used to detect whether or not you're focused. You have a few choices, most of which involve more light: Focus ...


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If you were getting enough light for your exposure, but weren't able to focus, then try manually focusing - usually there is a switch on the lens that will let you do this. On manual focus, your camera will take the picture right when you shoot. Actually, you said you were using flash - so you want to find a AF-S or AF-Assist mode on your flash - this ...



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