Photography Tips | How to take better photos with an external flash

How to take better photos with an external flash

An external flash is a great tool, a valuable asset in a dSLR or advanced compact owner& camera bag. Here are five things you can do to get the most out of your external camera flash.

Speedlight  tutorial

On Camera Speedlight Basics- I just need more light! Nothing fancy, just more light

44 essential digital camera tips and tricks

44 essential digital camera tips and tricks

44 essential digital camera tips and tricks-- Just because you've bought an expensive camera doesn't mean your pictures will be amazing. Good photography takes a lot of work & practice!for whenever I finally get a nice camera.

Getting Started with Off-Camera Flash | Pretty Presets for Lightroom

Getting Started with Off-Camera Flash

In our previous post, I showed you the photo equipment you would need for a basic lighting setup. Now we'll cover some more advanced techniques for lighting.

DSLR Tips ~ How to Clean Your Camera Like a Pro . I found website about…

It's important to keep cameras clean to prolong their life, and also avoid blurry dots on your pictures!

How to Use Umbrellas in Flash Photography. Article (and video) by Jim Harmer @ improvephotograph...

Learn about shoot-through umbrellas, silver reflective umbrellas, parabolic umbrellas, and what they are each used for.

Lighting 101 from The Stobist.  

This video is pretty much the best thing ever. It's the basics of lighting, what stuff means, and what equipment to use. I'm not ready for this level of photography yet, but it definitely helps me to think about composition a little more.

Lighting 101 from The Stobist. This video is pretty much the best thing ever. It's the basics of lighting, what stuff means, and what equipment to use.

To light a foreground portrait subject against a setting sun, put a hot shoe flash inside a 36-inch umbrella-style softbox (A), and warmed up its output with a 1/4 Rosco CTO warming gel. assistant suspended the Softbox above the subject using a monopod (B) as a boom. posed the child to block the setting sun. Canon EOS 5D (C) and 17–40mm f/4L EF zoom at its 35mm setting. fired the flash with PocketWizard Plus II, for an overall exposure of 1/180 sec at f/13, ISO 100.

To light a foreground portrait subject against a setting sun, put a hot shoe flash inside a 36-inch umbrella-style softbox (A), and warmed up its output with a 1/4 Rosco CTO warming gel. assistant suspended the Softbox above the subject using a monopod (B) as a boom. posed the child to block the setting sun. Canon EOS 5D (C) and 17–40mm f/4L EF zoom at its 35mm setting. fired the flash with PocketWizard Plus II, for an overall exposure of 1/180 sec at f/13, ISO 100.

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