Flash Portraits: creative off-camera lighting techniques you have to try

    | Photography Tips | Portraits | 07/03/2013 01:00am

    Essential gear for flash portraits

    Essential gear for flash portraits

    We used a Nikon SB900 Speedlight, a Tamrac MicroSync transmitter (to remotely trigger the flashgun from the camera) and a Manfrotto light stand with an adjustable head attached for angling the flash into different positions.

    We also made sure we had plenty of batteries for the flashgun to keep the shoot flowing.

    Experimenting with test shots and shooting in cold weather meant our batteries didn’t have a long life.

    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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    Posted on Thursday, March 7th, 2013 at 1:00 am under Photography Tips, Portraits.

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