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Old 26th August 2018
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Re: To flash or not

Thanks for this further input.

I think one of the issues with the flash shots are the harsh shadows, which are a mixed blessing - small details such as the striae on the 'shroom cap are clearly delineated, but the sharp shadow of the cap on the stem looks clumsy. For macro shots, I may experiment with using the reflector from closer to the subject, which, using the Father Ted principle, should increase it's effective size and maybe soften the shadow edges.
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