Speedliter's Handbook

Speedliter's Handbook

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Getting your Canon Speedlite to produce the light you need can be a real challenge. For those new to flash photographya€”or for anyone who has previously given up out of frustrationa€”Speedlitera€™s Handbook is a revelation. Photographer Syl Arena takes you on a journey that begins with an exploration of light and color, moves through a comprehensive discussion of the Canon Speedlite family and all of the accessories and equipment available to the Speedliter, then settles down to crafting great light in one photo shoot after another. Whether you want to create a classical portrait, shoot an event, or simply add a little fill light to a product shot, Speedlitera€™s Handbook shows you how. A fantastic in-depth resource illustrated with over 500 images, Speedlitera€™s Handbook covers: how to see the various characteristics and properties of light itself, as well as the differences between how your camera sees versus how you see all the buttons and dials of the entire Canon Speedlite family the basics of on-camera flasha€band the necessity of getting your flash off the camera how to beautifully balance flash with the existing ambient light all the equipment necessary for great Speedlite shots how to get amazing shots with just one Speedlite how and when to use E-TTL versus manual flash the use of color gels to balance color, as well as create dramatic effects how to tame the suna€”or any really bright lighta€”with hi-speed sync and much, much more Whether youa€™re shooting portraits, events, or sports, Speedlitera€™s Handbook is an essential resource that teaches you how to craft the light you need for any type of shot you want.Learning to Craft Light with Canon Speedlites Syl Arena. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. Battery compartmenta€”The 430EX II holds four AA batteries: alkaline, nickelmetal hydride, or lithium. ... Flash exposure confirmation lampa€” When shooting in ETTL mode, this lamp glows green for 3 seconds if a good exposure has ... The lamp is inactive when shooting in Manual or MultiStroboscopic mode.

Title:Speedliter's Handbook
Author:Syl Arena
Publisher:Pearson Education - 2010-12-19


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