And with that, go outside and bring your flash!
Either way: learn how to use a flash in outside light. To do that, buy my flash book, come to these courses, and in all cases, start here:
- 100 ISO
- 1/250 sec (or 1/200)
Then check background, and adjust only aperture. If flash is not bright enough, turn up power, remove modifiers, or bring it closer.
And have fun.
Here’s an example of outdoors on a sunny day:
Benefits: You get no annoying sunlight, and you avoid those horrible overexposed backgrounds. And you can direct the light. Control is everything!