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The Flash Photography Field Guide

Shaping the light to suit your photographs

By Adam Duckworth

  1. ISBN: 9780240824246
  2. Publication Date: April 2012
  3. Format: Paperback
  4. Pages: 192
  5. Price:
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Description

Shooting with any kind of flash - whether it's a simple light on your camera, a remotely-triggered unit, or a complete studio setup - completely changes the photographic experience. No longer do you simply need to be aware of light; now you need to know how to shape it to your own ends. The Flash Photography Field Guide, small enough to be taken on the most arduous shoot, will show you exactly how to do this, whether you're shooting models in a studio, live sports events, or something as personal and special as your friend's wedding. This book covers the details of setting up and using modern TTL flash systems, and the creative and technical choices you'll come across, from syncing the flash with the camera to modifying the quality of the light.

Contents

Introduction; Basics of light; Equipment and its use; Camera settings; Flash techniques; Balancing flash with ambient light; Lighting different subjects; Case studies; Advanced flash; Tips and tricks; Glossary; Index