Filling and Refining Natural Light, Part 1

Sometimes, the natural light in a scene will require just a touch of fill light to adequately light the subjects in the frame. If your subjects are standing in the shade, perhaps at the edge of light (see the image above), then you’ll need less power from your flash.

Here is a diagram with suggestions for power settings when refining natural light:

Here are the key steps for using this technique to photograph a large group: