Flash photography made easy: simple ways to diffuse light for flattering portraits

Flash photography made easy: simple ways to diffuse light for flattering portraits

In our latest Shoot Like A Pro post on flash photography we explore some of the ways to diffuse light from your flashgun to make it less harsh and more flattering for skin tones.

Flash photography tips: external flash techniques anyone can understand

Flash photography tips: external flash techniques anyone can understand

In this post we run through some of the most effective techniques for using your external flash unit, the most useful accessories, set-ups and more. We’ve also provided a couple handy flash photography cheat sheets to help illustrate the techniques we’re talking about.

Review: Flash Wave III RX wireless flash system

Review: Flash Wave III RX wireless flash system

The Flash Wave III RX wireless flash transmitter and receiver system is affordable, but how well does it work? Read our review to find out.

Bounce flash photography in 4 simple steps

Bounce flash photography techniques: 4 simple steps

Bounce flash photography. It sounds like a complicated procedure, one of those mythical flash techniques we try desperately to avoid.

We’ve all been there. You’re at a party or gathering and want to take a picture that captures the atmosphere of the moment. When shooting in low light, your first instinct is probably to use a tripod with a long shutter speed, or increase the ISO to shoot handheld.