Photographer Frank Myrland has written an interesting article about using the flash on a phone to light portraits when it’s dark.
”Using a cell phone flashlight gives you a mobile lighting kit that is ready for use within five seconds.”
I’ve never really thought about that before.
Here’s another quote:
”Directional light is that which comes from an angle, and creates pleasing shadows and depth, whereas on-camera flash erases shadows and textures, resulting in a flat look.”
Read more at Digital Photography School: