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.
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.
Your digital camera’s built-in flash may do more than you think. Here is a quick look at some of the in-camera flash settings available to you and what they do.
Shooting smoke photography is challenging: it’s unpredictable and constantly changing, so you never quite know what you’re going to get. But that’s half of the attraction, because when you get it right the shapes and forms you capture have an organic quality that is almost impossible to recreate.
Confused by camera flash? Our three new photography cheat sheets illustrate what’s inside your flashgun, how to understand guide numbers and how your flashgun matches the movement of your shutter, as well as much more.