TTL? Rear Curtain Sync? Guide Number? All the flash photography basics you need to know are right here, as we answer all the common questions to all the common problems photographers have about using flash, as well as share some of our best flash photography tips.
The final instalment in our Shoot Like A Pro series on improving your flash photography takes a look at the creative side of using flash. In this tutorial we’ll explain how to use multiple flashguns to add depth and style to your pictures.
Want to boost your chances of achieving a polished, professional look? Our latest DIY Photography Hacks post shows you how to make two simple, yet versatile, lighting accessories from common kitchen items.
In our latest Shoot Like A Pro series post on flash photography we explore how to use off-camera flash and suggest several different easy flash set-ups and illustrate their effects in a free to download photography cheat sheet.
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.
In our latest instalment of our Shoot Like a Pro series on flash photography learn how to master the art of rear curtain flash photography and improve your action photography in an instant.
In our latest DIY Photography Hacks post we show you how to re-use your candy wrappers as colour lighting gels for fun, creative camera effects.
Our Shoot Like A Pro series continues with tips for shooting flash photography in any situation, whether using your built-in pop-up flash or an expensive flashgun. In this series we’ll show you simple flash photography techniques for banishing shadows with your pop-up flash; how to bounce a flash to diffuse the light; how to master advanced off-camera flash techniques; and how to get creative with multiple flashguns.
Using flash is the perfect way to capture Christmas portraits in difficult mixed lighting. Follow the steps in our tutorial and find out how to use simple flash techniques to take natural-looking family portrait photography this Christmas.
There are lots of things to think about when using off-camera flash, so it can seem difficult and even scary. But it’s really fairly simple; you just need to master some basic skills. Our technique editor Chris Rutter takes a look at how some cheap wireless flash triggers can help transform your flash photography.