Join Abba Shapiro for an in-depth discussion in this video Slaving with a speedlight, part of Up and Running with Studio Strobes.
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>> You've already learned that you can use…a dedicated cable, or perhaps a remote trigger,…but a lot of folks don't realize that they could already use the gear they own.…And in this case, you're going to use your speed light, right?…>> Absolutely.…I can use the flash from my speed light to trigger the slave units…here, as long as the room's not too bright, or that I'm not outside.…And the sun is overpowering my flash.…>> But there is a setting that you want to change.…>> That's right. It's almost perfect, but there…is a little problem in that all of these new cameras have these special settings…which is E-TTL on a CAnon and TTL on a Nikon.…
>> Now we're going to step in here and show you how…to do this on a Canon camera as well as a Nikon.…Cameras will vary slightly, from one camera…version to another, but usually it's in a…similar place within the menus and once you find it, you'll know where it's at.…I do encourage you to consider…adding this to your quick menu or your custom menu so…you can easily access this to turn it off and on.…
- 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