BetterPhoto Q&A: All About Photography: Photographic Field Techniques: Flash Photography

  Learn about things such as hummingbird flash photography, long range flash photography, etc. in this Q&A. Or for more tips, look at Flash Photography: Balancing with Ambient Light, an article written by Jed Manwaring.
Log in to participate | All New Questions | All New Responses

  Questions
Replies
Last Activity
 
  Pocket Wizard
I would like to purchase a Pocket Wizard, but do I purchase one or two? I want to trigger studio...
2
5/12/2010 4:05:31 PM
 
  Using a Tripod and Wireless Release
I used my tripod to take a group photo. The first was a practice shot and it turned out good. The...
5
10/20/2009 11:59:27 AM
 
  Ring Flash: What Is It?
Exactly what does a "ring flash" do?...
5
7/25/2008 12:53:14 PM
 
  Purchasing a Flash and Mount Bracket
Hey BP Gang! I am looking to purchase a flash and possible mounting bracket for my Canon 20D. I ...
9
7/9/2008 4:06:25 PM
 
  Flash Photography: Preventing Red Eye
When I try to shoot indoors with my long-range lens from any distance, I get red eye. I am unsur...
3
6/24/2008 11:00:33 AM
 
  Using Alien Bee with Nikon SB-600/D300
Hi there,I recently upgraded from the Nikon D70 to the D300. With the D70, I would use my SB-600...
5
6/10/2008 6:39:05 PM
 
  Flash Photography: Stroboframes
I am in the market for a new Stroboframe but there are too many to choose from. I shoot mostly we...
9
5/22/2008 6:23:04 PM
 
  External Flash for my Canon?
I would like an external flash for my Canon Rebel XT, and was hoping for some suggestions from al...
4
4/29/2008 7:41:55 AM
 
  Using a Pentax Flash on a Canon Camera
I would like to know if I can use a Pentax AF-360FGZ flash on a 20D camera? Thanks....
4
2/26/2008 7:29:19 AM
 
  Vertical Shots Using Flash
When shooting events indoors, I tilt the head of my SB-800 and use the built-in bounce card to ac...
7
2/19/2008 2:41:13 PM
 
  Photo of Glass and Jewelry
I have a Nikon D40. Is there a lens accessory that eliminates the hot spot created by using a fl...
6
1/16/2008 7:47:33 PM
 
  Buy Lens & Flash? Or Better Lens But No Flash?
I am ready to buy an extra lens for my Canon Rebel xt and have decided on either the 50mm 1.8 or ...
6
11/23/2007 1:18:09 PM
 
  Flash Unit - A Breakdown?
This past Saturday I shot a wedding with a brand new flash unit - Nikon SB-600. Everything worked...
7
9/3/2007 5:59:51 AM
 
  Continuous Light Vs. Flash Light
Could compare these? Which is better? I have a 16"-tall artist's doll to sell on Ebay. Any op...
3
8/29/2007 7:33:17 PM
 
  Flash Unit Question
A couple of years ago, I saw a flash unit of some sort that, when placed opposite the digital cam...
2
7/21/2007 7:03:15 PM
 
  Solutions for Flash
I am having some issues with not having a dedicated flash and trying to work with the one my Cano...
5
7/18/2007 10:56:04 PM
 
  Flash - Diffuser
I have a Canon Digital Rebel with a 420 EX flash. Using a diffuser, I find I have to open up at l...
3
7/17/2007 8:15:13 PM
 
  Flash Lag
There seems to be about 5-10 seconds between shots when I use my flash with my Canon XTI. Is it s...
5
7/17/2007 3:23:46 PM
 
  Metering with Flash
How should you meter when using a flash? Both indoors and outdoors? ...
4
6/10/2007 3:47:11 AM
 
  Red Eye Reduction Feature on Small Camera
I have an Olympus DLX Stylus camera and I noticed that the red eye reduction mode does not really...
3
7/16/2002 3:57:05 PM
 
  'Green Eye' Effect in Animals
I have been tinkering with my lights in my studio to try and get a better feel for animal lightin...
5
5/30/2007 6:17:07 AM
 
  Lighting Problem
This weekend, I did several sessions with senior portraits. The problem I had was so weird and I ...
6
5/15/2007 5:55:16 AM
 
  Flash Photography: Distance to Subject?
I've had a few headaches with making pictures using the flash. Are there any minimal distance...
3
5/8/2007 3:35:13 AM
 
  Which Flash Would Be Best?
Hi all. I am considering buying an external flash for my Canon Rebel XT. I am considering eithe...
18
4/16/2007 12:24:46 PM
 
  Avoiding Harsh Shadows with Flash
What is the best way to avoid the ugly shadows apparent when using flash with the camera in an up...
11
4/14/2007 10:48:48 PM
 

Page 1 : 1 -25 of 89 questions

  skip to page
1 | 2 | 3 | ...4
Next 25  >>