I came cross this term "Pop & Drag" being used in low light setting. What does that mean?
Is it the same as term as "dragging the shutter"?
Can anyone please show some examples of "Pop & Drag" photography?
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I have not heard that term used before, but it obviously refers to dragging the shutter, and popping a bit of flash. The idea is to adjust the shutter to control the ambient exposure.
Because the flash duration is so short, whether the camera shutter speed is 1/200th or 1/30th doesn't affect the flash exposure. But reducing the shutter speed makes a big difference in the background which is not lit by the flash.
Here is a shot where I set the shutter speed was 1/15th, in order to allow for some motion blur, then a pop of flash to freeze the action. Not the best example since a lot of flash did light the background in this case.
For a more classic example, see this from Neil van Niekerk - Dragging the Shutter