How to get started taking off-camera flash portraits
Funky portraits that are bursting with vibrant colours and shot in gritty locations can make your photography portfolio stand out.
Good lighting is one of the most important factors in capturing a stunning portrait and when you’re in control of the lighting, the range of possibilities is endless.
By simply using one off-camera flashgun, you can capture shots on location that appear to have been shot in an expensive studio. Simply experiment with where you position the flash and how you position your model.
From posing in alleyways and by derelict buildings to standing on a table in a pub garden, vibrant portraits are well within your grasp if you own a flashgun, a remote trigger, a lighting stand and a bundle of fresh ideas!
PAGE 1: How to get started taking off-camera flash portraits
PAGE 2: Essential gear for flash portraits
PAGE 3: Choosing locations for flash portraits
PAGE 4: Alternative lighting
PAGE 5: Where to position your off-camera flash
PAGE 6: Make the most of your surroundings in your flash portraits
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