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Flash(man) to the rescue?

Phill has produced recently a three part training video called 'Flash Photography for Beginners' as well as other training videos on flash photography. Lets produce some flash photography showing what has been learnt?

Entries will close on the 20th of this month, after which all members will get a chance to vote for their favourite.

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please see and i hope it helps just a little
See? Nothing to it at all. All it takes is a few decades of hard work, taking chances, paying attent...
I'll admit that there is something just a little bit weird about "choosing your film after you're do...
MichaelW commented on his/her own photo
Hi Stan, thank you for your suggestions. I will take them aboard and see what I come up with. To be ...
I know this was a dull day, but the dullness seems to be a bit overdone here. That leads me to think...
Thanks Stan...
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thank you Jacko, you are right about the catchlight in the eyes,, a reflecter below her left side w...
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