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The Sony Alpha NEX-6 by Brian Matsumoto Ph. D, Carol F. Roullard

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Chapter 11: Flash Photography

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Introduction

As sensitive as the Sony NEX-6 is to light, there are times when additional lighting is required. This situation frequently arises when photographing indoors. Supplemental lighting can be easily and conveniently obtained with the camera’s built-in flash. However, the flash is a low-powered unit and does not have enough output to illuminate a large room. It should be regarded as a supplemental rather than a primary light source. If you anticipate doing much interior work, you should consider getting an external flash unit that fits on the camera’s hot shoe (figure 11-1). External flash units will at least ...

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