Join Abba Shapiro for an in-depth discussion in this video Shooting with strobes, part of Up and Running with Studio Strobes.
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Abba, I've got your standard flash here and you've got a mini flash.…This to me, seems a lot easier than all of this stuff back here.…>> Well, you know, I am a big fan of…flashes and speed lights that you can put on your camera,…but if I really want control, and I really want…to do big things, there's amazing lights that you can get.…And amazing modifiers that can really give you the picture that you want.…>> Now before…we start jumping into all the whozits and whatzit,…and what's this gizmo, and why do I need this.…
We just wanted to take a second to actually walk…you through some of the major benefits of flash photography.…You see, when it comes to…flash photography, there are certain technical advantages.…It is a lot easier to just walk around with a simple flash like this a speed…light, but there is much better control to be…had when we start to get to having gear.…Now, don't worry,…we don't think you have to run out and buy all of this gear.…Right Abba?…We are going to do some simple one strobe setups.…
- Why shoot with strobes?
- Buying a lighting setup or parts
- Mixing brands
- Understanding the components of a studio strobe kit
- Getting to know your lights
- Triggering a light
- Setting up your lights effectively
- Testing your strobes
- Modifying strobe lights