Can we get a technique/style thread going?
I'm always on the lookout for new ways of taking shots so what is your favourite technique?
Have you been meaning to try something out but haven't gotten round to it?
Pic related: Overpower the sun with studio strobes.
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Flash exposure is determined by aperture. Dial up your flash power, stop down your aperture, use your highest x-sync speed. Use a low iso and you should be able to kill a good amount of ambient light.