I’m one of the rare ones; I actually read the instruction manuals. I want to make sure I know my way around the camera, so I know how to get what I need from my camera when I need it. I’ll admit, however, that the first time I read the part about Flash Exposure Compensation CONTINUE
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A home studio is a great option if you are taking clients to support your photography business. But before you open your home to your clients, make sure you have a setup that will give you great results and deliver the professional photos every client is looking for from their photographer. Follow these 14 tips CONTINUE
The dreaded pop-up flash. For many photographers, the thought of using only our built-in flash makes us cringe – and for good reasons. When not carefully altered, the pop-up flash gives off a harsh, direct light that is unnatural. Your photographs will turn out flat every time because the head-on direction of the light erases CONTINUE
Question from a student: I’d like to get into the off camera flash gear a little but my problem is I’m just finding it a little difficult to work out exactly what will work with my Sony Nex 6 camera setup. I’ve looked at your recommended gear for flash page and I like the idea of CONTINUE
It’s a secret that portrait, product and commercial photographers have long known: the value of using a softbox in their studio photography. In its essence, a softbox is nothing more than a light modifier. Oh, but what it can do! A softbox diffuses the light into a pleasing soft, even light. When used properly, it CONTINUE
There are times as a photographer when you need that added burst of light. The three most common options are the built-in on-camera flash [small], an external flash [bigger] (such as a Nikon or Canon speedlight), or a studio strobe [biggest]. Generally, you will see professional photographers using external flashes or studio strobes instead of CONTINUE