Explore basic tools for flash Photo Lighting


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Exploring basic tools for flash

The flash unit I'll be using in this course is a small strobe flash. Now, these lights go by a few different names, flash gun, pocket strobes, electronic flash or speedlight. So, for simplicity, I'll be calling them speedlights for this course. So you'll need a speedlight, and there are variety of options available from various manufacturers at all different price points. It's best if your speedlight allows you to rotate and swivel the head. Now this is going to open up a lot of possibilities for bouncing the flash. You'll also want to purchase the most powerful speedlight you can afford.

And TTL, which is through the lens technology, is important for integrating with your camera. And speaking of cameras, you will need to use one. Now, I have a DSLR here, but you might have a compact camera that happens to have a hot shoe on top. And this is important because this hot shoe here on the camera is what communicates with the speedlight here, with the speedlight connector. So I'm going...

Exploring basic tools for flash
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Exploring basic tools for flash provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Erin Manning as part of the Up and Running with Lighting: Studio Lights and Flash

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