Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2011/12/05

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Subject: [Leica] Photos from a Canon class on macro photography....
From: wildlightphoto at (wildlightphoto at
Date: Mon, 5 Dec 2011 10:27:54 -0500

Chris Saganich wrote:

... I like the black background.  Can that be achieved in the
wild using a flash?  Underexposing the background that much.

Yup.  The flash at close range overpowers the sun so assuming the exposure
is correct for the flower the background if sufficiently far from the flash
will be very dark.

Doug Herr
Birdman of Sacramento

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