If you want to take amazing portraits with complete control over your flash unit, this article is not for you. That is way beyond what we are going to do here. Rather, this article is for those that want to “run and gun” with a flash unit (think wedding photographer at the reception). It is… Continue reading Super Simple Flash
The zoom setting on your flash sets how disperse or narrow the light coming out of the flash head is. The head actually moves up and down within the flash unit as you change the amount of zoom. When you use wide angles, the head is near the top of the flash so that the… Continue reading What is the Zoom on my Flash?
When you are just starting out with photography the whole flash thing can just seems like a complete mystery. Sometimes the flash pops up, sometimes it doesn’t. Sometimes is lights things up, sometimes it doesn’t. And sometimes it creates a harsh glare. When I was starting out, I always felt like I was doing something wrong, but the whole thing seemed too… Continue reading The Easy 5 Step Program for Beginning Flash Photography