Prom pics I took today, look ok?

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  1. J.Bat

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    what do I improve on?
     
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    one thing you may want to look into is a reflector, it will help to soften the shadows from the strong sunlight, the other option would be to add fill flash.
     
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    I second the fill flash!!
     
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    What is a fill flash?
     
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    Google is your friend
     
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    The term fill flash is just describing how you use the hotshoe flash to fill in the shadows in the pictures. That way you wont get the black eyes, and harsh shadows.
     
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    Weird, I thought this was supposed to be a helpful forum.
     
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    it is helpful, but learning things yourself is one of the BEST things you can do. The internet is great because you dont have to rely on other people to answer all the questions, because almost anything you need to know is probably already out there already , available instantly.
     
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    It is, and I am not trying to be mean, but there are several websites with lots of informaton on fill flash, how and when to use it and the best flashes to use.

    By reading those sites, you will get new ideas and be exposed to different styles, so my sugestion is to help you improve your photography.
     
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    nice pics! look great


    (nice website too ;) )
     
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    Yeah your right, I just don't know photography terms, and here you all put it in dummy terms.
     
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    You definitely need either some fill flash or a good reflector.

    I would also recommend that you setup your subjects in front of less distracting backgrounds, of course that's not always possible especially with candids, but a shorter depth of field would also help.
     

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