Join Joseph "PhotoJoseph" Linaschke for an in-depth discussion in this video The off-camera flash, part of Photography 101 (2012).
Getting the flash off of your camera is absolutely the best thing that you can do. …The good news is that it doesn't even have to cost a lot of money. …In fact, if you have one of the newer, more modern DSLRs, you may find that your …little built-in pop-up flash can act as a master to another flash which is called …the slave. So you can then trigger that flash using …this one. And you can even choose whether you want …this flash to fill in with light as well or just be off completely. …Now, one thing I want to point out, if you do set it so that this flash doesn't …illuminate the subject, you are still going to see it flash.…
Don't be confused by that. What that's doing is communicating to the …other flash, so, it will fire, but it's not going to show up in the picture. …It fires just before the other flash does. …So let's try this out. Here, I have a Nikon that has that …capability built-in to it. And I have a Nikon strobe set up over …here on a light stand. So I'm going to set this off to the side of …
- Carry and hold that DSLR like a pro
- Stabilizing the camera: from hands to water glasses to tripods
- Using aperture, shutter speed, and ISO
- What the buttons do
- Manually controlling your autofocus
- Working with flash
- Thinking creatively
- Buying new gear
Skill Level Beginner
Photography 101: Shooting in Low Lightwith Joseph "PhotoJoseph" Linaschke56m 7s Appropriate for all
Photography 101: Shooting Macros and Close-Upswith Joseph "PhotoJoseph" Linaschke1h 14m Appropriate for all
1. Carry and Hold That DSLR Like a Pro
2. Stabilizing the Camera: From Hands to Water Glasses to Tripods
3. P Is Not for Perfect
4. Settings in the Real World
5. Pushing Your Buttons
6. Manually Controlling Your Autofocus
7. Flash Lights
8. Upgrading Your Light
9. Changing Your Point of View
10. Buying New Gear
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