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Old Apr 1, 2003, 3:49 PM   #1
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Default Photographing Emergency Services at night???

Any idea how I could properly photography emergency service workers at night???

My problem stems from the reflective tape on their uniforms. I have an Olympus C2100UZ and when I shoot it on auto-everything mode, the flash lights up the reflective tape, thus making the rest of the photo really dark.

Any ideas???
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Old Apr 1, 2003, 4:59 PM   #2
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My Fuji 602 allows me to change the auto EV setting for auto flash. I think your cam has manual EV compensation, On my Fuji, this reduces or increases the amount of flash, effectively underexposing/overexposing the pic.

If your cam takes external flash, you can achieve the same thing by letting the flash fire on its own auto setting and adjust the cam f stop for taste!
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Old Apr 1, 2003, 8:44 PM   #3
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Try the Night -shot mode if your camera has one. Works best for stuff that's not moving too much, because of slower shutter speed.
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