Flash photography made easy: master it all from pop-up flash to multiple flashguns

Flash photography made easy: master it all from pop-up flash to multiple flashguns

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.

Wireless flash triggers: how to set up and shoot with off-camera flash

The easy way to set up off-camera flash for perfectly lit shots

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.

A layman’s guide to studio flash kits

A layman's guide to studio flash kits

Photographers can spend whole careers learning new things about studio lighting, so when you’re just starting out the learning curve can prove a bit daunting. Whether on location or in your home photo studio, studio flash kits can be the most important tool you have. Our quick layman’s guide below tells you what you should know before you get started.