See my interview with KelbyOne's Mia McCormick as I share my thoughts on the new Canon 7D Mark II. I discuss how shooting high ISO has helped me get free from my tripod and shoot handheld. We also address the crop factor and many other features that make this an amazing camera without a painful price. Get more information on the New Canon 7D Mark II.
Flash Techniques: Fill Flash I’m surprised at the number of advanced photographers who remain mystified by fill flash. This powerful technique is simply the blending of two light sources during one exposure. The primary light source is natural light and the secondary light source is your flash. During full flash the camera is arbitrarily set at the highest synch speed, but with fill flash, simply shoot in aperture priority and let the flash do the rest. Aperture priority [...]
Flash: Full Flash For candid photos where indoor light levels are low; flash can save the day. Most interior lighting is quite dim and exhibits a strong color cast. Simply set your camera to the required sync speed and flash quickly eliminates color casts and the quick pulse of light eliminates the need for a tripod, and freedom to react quickly for candid shots. Indoors, flash is capable of freezing movement, such as active children! By definition, full [...]
Flash: The Basics Small portable flash units have revolutionized 35mm SLR photography, freeing us from the limitations of natural light. Millions of amateurs own cameras with built in flash, yet flash is one of the least understood tools of photography. Understanding just the basics of how flash works, will let you do some pretty amazing things with flash. Flash photography requires that you learn and work within the quirky characteristics of flash illumination. Light from any single camera [...]