TIP #6: Use Compensated Fill Flash to Highlight Your Subjects
by BobEvans

During magic hours the light becomes variable, but warm colors abound. The trick is to highlight the colors while also capturing your subject in the foreground. By using straight flash you only expose the subject but loose the ambient light of sunset or sunrise. The trick is to set your camera for slow & rear synchronization. But that is only half the process. You must still compensate your flash output so you won't over power the warm color of light. Simply set your flash unit to a negative compensation of -1.7 attach a remote cable (SC-17 for Nikons) and point the flash directly at your most important area. It works both in low light and in shadow situations, so give it a try. See the examples below.

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