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The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2 by Brian Matsumoto Ph. D, Carol F. Roullard

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9 Flash Photography

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Introduction

As sensitive as the GH2 is to light, there are conditions when more light is needed to photograph a subject. Fortunately, for many subjects the camera’s built-in flash will provide additional light. Its output is regulated to provide proper exposure, and it is integrated with the camera’s light meter to balance flash lighting with ambient illumination.

Unfortunately, the Panasonic GH2’s flash is low powered and cannot illuminate a large area. To accomplish this end, you need to buy an accessory flash unit that has its own battery power source and that slides into a receptacle on the top of the camera. The additional ...

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