Most of us know the benefits of using fill flash for macro photography or portraiture. But did you know that you can also use a fill flash for landscape photography? It may sound unlikely, but in the hands of an experienced photographer, a fill flash can help to beautifully illuminate the foreground in an image, preventing it from getting lost in the shadows.
Let’s shine some light on a few ways that a fill flash can benefit your images, and see how you can use it to bring out the best in your portraits, macro shots, and even landscape imagery.
Portraits can often benefit from a fill flash. Being able to work with a fill flash can help you to banish harsh shadows on your subjects, and dark circles under their eyes. It can also help to evenly illuminate your subjects, especially on bright, sunny days.