Soft, shadowless light is just the ticket for flattering portraiture or product shots and a ring light is one of the easiest ways to achieve it. Is this F&V HDR-300 your best option? We put it to the test.
Most entry- and enthusiast-level cameras come with a pop-up flash, which though not especially powerful, can come in very handy. In this tutorial we’ll show you six built in flash techniques than can help you get the better results from this often overlooked and somewhat maligned feature.
A full-sized flashgun delivers the potential for versatile lighting techniques in wide-ranging conditions. In this quick buyer’s guide we’ll explain how to buy a flashgun by revealing some of the most important features every photographer will want to have.
As our Shoot Like a Pro series on mastering some of the fundamental camera techniques continues we introduce you to several basic TTL flash techniques that can transform your images.
Orange backgrounds can be a casualty of using flash at night. In this quick guide we’ll show you how lighting gels like an orange CTO gel can help neutralise the colour in your backgrounds.
Learn new photography techniques – and master old ones – with this essential photographer’s resource. This list of 77 photography techniques to try covers some of the most popular types of photography.
Discover how to stop high-speed action with hotshoe flash. In this tutorial we show you an alternative high-speed photography technique that doesn’t require a super-fast shutter speed.
While it can take years to master the camera techniques you need to take amazing images, whatever your skill level and whatever you choose to shoot, it often pays to keep things simple. Here we’ve put together 10 essential camera techniques every photographer should master.
Photographers run into all sorts of problems when they take out their flashgun. In this quick tutorial we highlight the three most common flash photography problems and what you can do to avoid them.
In this quick guide to off-camera flash we explain everything you need to know about how to take control of lighting.