Using radio controls to fire a flash


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Using radio controls to fire a flash

So you've seen how a sync cord lets me get the flash off the camera and opens up a huge amount of creative flexibility in my flash work. There are limitations to a sync cord though. And you've probably already spotted some of them. I've only got so far that I can go. And you may think well no, the real limitation there is the length of your arms, and that's true. But thanks to flash stands and things like that, I could conceivably put the flash somewhere far away and, and fire it from there if I have a longer cord. So I've got length of the cord.

It's cumbersome. It's kind of heavy, and it requires a physical connection. If I want to put a flash up in the ceiling or something like that, or on the other side of a, a body of water or something, or just on the other side, outside of a wall, maybe shining through a window. The cord is just not going to work. Fortunately, there are now radio transmitters that are extremely affordable and give you a wireless solution for getting your...

Using radio controls to fire a flash
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Using radio controls to fire a flash provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Ben Long as part of the Foundations of Photography: Flash

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