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I'm assuming that you weren't using flash at this event. I think your problem might have been the lighting. Fluorescent and LED lights can vary in intensity 120 times a second (or more depending on the ballast) in the US, and depending on your shutter speed you can catch the light at a high point or low point in the cycle. A fast shutter speed (~1/125 or ...


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Manual mode works well under stable conditions and for stable subjects. With practice and experience (I.e. making many mistakes) it is also possible to learn how to adjust manual mode settings to produce successful pictures in changing conditions. However in event photography, often the most important thing is just getting pictures of reasonable. quality. ...


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Flash photography can be a challenge, mostly because it is the intersection of your camera mode and the flash modes. This will be in Canon-speak, but most camera systems are similar, using different names and acronyms. On Canon cameras, you have Manual (M), Program (P), Aperture Priority (Av) and Shutter Priority (Tv). The Canon flash system communicates ...


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Available light can vary dramatically with the presence of light sources, shadows, and the colours and reflectivity of subjects and background. Flash photography is probably the only kind (short of a controlled studio setup) where exposure will be similar keeping the same aperture/shutter/ISO settings. Both indoor and outdoor photography will need the ...


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