Step by step article on how to adjust your camera settings to balance and control both the natural light and flash exposure. Includes sample photos, a lighting diagram, before and after and a special bonus FREE PDF download FLASH CHEAT SHEET to help you understand settings for flash photography.
Off Camera Flash Techniques For Dramatic Portrait Lighting
Article by guest author Ron Clifford on taking the mystery out of using off camera flash and show you that with a simply one light set up you can achieve dramatic results without buying a lot of expensive equipment. I’ll interject and give you a few other alternatives if you want to try this at…
Boost Your Creativity with a Project – #2 Interview with Matt Leitholt
Boost your creativity – undertaking a photography project is a great way to do this, so I’ll be talking to several photographers (some pro, some amateur) about their projects to help light a fire under your butt to get going on one yourself. The first in the series featured Darcy Evans with his Doll Collection project. This week I’d like to introduce Matt Leitholt.
Help Portrait 2012 and my Top 5 Random Portrait Tips
In this article I cover the special event “Help Portrait” that I participated in December 2012. I give examples from this event where we donated our time and skills to give portraits to those that cannot afford them. Also included for you is 5 tips on doing portraits that will help you have a more successful photo session.
Tips for using Canon Speedlites
How to use flash is something I get asked about a lot. I do cover it in some detail in my live workshop on Available Light and on my Photo Travel Tours, but if you can’t make it out to one of those here’s some links on some great how to tips, especially for Canon…