controlling bright daylight w/ direct off-camera flash

controlling bright sunlight with direct off-camera flash - (model: Molly K)

Working with Molly K as our model during an individual flash photography workshop in New York, we put in action the thought-process when using flash in very bright light. There's a specific algorithm that gets us to optimal settings. But, as usual, there's more to a final image than just  Read more inside...

manual flash vs. TTL flash

Manual flash vs TTL flash

For correct flash exposure, 4 things need to be controlled and balanced: - aperture - ISO - distance (from the flash to subject) - power (the flash's actual blitz of light, taking into consideration any diffusion) Two things relate to camera settings, and two things relate to the flash itself. To really understand flash photography,  Read more inside...