reasons to choose TTL flash – speed & simplicity

TTL flash for the simplicity and speed

Okay, true strobists might recoil in horror, but I often prefer using TTL flash to sweeten an image when shooting on location. I just get to the final image faster than if I had gone the more methodical route of manual flash. For some situations, manual flash is the only way to go. For example, when your subject is static in  Read more inside...

off-camera TTL flash

off-camera TTL flash

This image of Amy, one of our models at the Treehaven workshops, came up for discussion with the group of attendees. As a straight-forward on location portrait using off-camera flash, it is ideal for an overview again of how easy the ambient & flash exposure metering is. The basic approach with this portrait was to expose for the ambient  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...