Camera Therapy: Flash

I watch tons of street photography videos. It's one of the reasons I started my own GoPro POV series a little while back. I don't care what the result of the photos are when looking at this type of footage, I just enjoy the process. Eric Kim, StreetHunters... Even Chuck Jines. I love them all. I feel as though with each video I learn something new, but one thing I could never truly figure out was photographers who shot with flash.

It just doesn't make sense. For the most part, street photography is done during daylight... Why the hell do you need a flash? Of course, I've done research and read things about how it brought out the features of your subject or how it separated them from the background, but still, it seemed pretty pointless, or maybe overkill is a better term. 

Yet... That didn't stop my curiosity. Today I decided that I was going to hit the streets and give it a shot. My flash of choice is the Neewer TT560. This flash is cheap, robust and very visible. With that being said I did run into a few problems... But will get into that in a separate blog post, for now, enjoy the shots (or hate them) and let me know if you can tell a difference between these and my usual photos.

-KeenanRIVALS
keenan@RIVALSvs.com

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