Photography Lighting: how to take control of everything from natural light to flash

Photography Lighting: take control of everything from natural light to off-camera flash

In our new Shoot Like A Pro series we take an in-depth look at photography lighting and how you can take control of the elements to get more balanced, beautiful images. We start this week by taking a closer look at the character of light and how the quality of light will affect your images.

Snoot Lighting: how to take moody strobist portraits using your hotshoe flash

Snoot Lighting: how to take moody strobist portraits using your hotshoe flash

You might be surprised at how easy it is to create theatrical lighting for impressive portraits. By using your hotshoe flash and controlling the spread of light with a simple add-on tube, we show you how to create this dramatic snoot lighting effect.

Rogue Master Lighting Kit Review: is this the best flash modifier you can buy?

Rogue Master Lighting Kit Review: is this the best flash modifier ever?

The Rogue Master Lighting Kit offers photographers enormous potential for bouncing, focusing or even changing the color temperature of light. So is this the best flash modifier for photographers? Find out in our Rogue Master Lighting Kit review.

DIY Photography Hacks: soften pop-up flash with an empty milk carton

DIY Photography Hacks: soften pop-up flash with an empty milk carton

In the past we’ve showed you how to diffuse flash with foam and other materials… but let’s face it, these can look a bit unsightly. In our latest DIY Photography Hacks post we’ll show you how to use an empty milk carton as a more compact diffuser to soften pop-up flash.

Flash photography basics: every common question answered

Flash photography basics: every common question answered

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.