Category: Flashes

A Brief History of the Camera Flash

The first known photograph was captured in 1826 when light reacted with a particular type of asphalt known as Bitumen of Judea. Since that first natural light photo, photographers have introduced artificial flash lighting to photos through all kinds of…

Speedlites: The Power and Possibilities

Bob Davis will explore light and the combination of available light and Speedlites. Through this discovery of light you will see the power and possibilities of using all the light available to you, creating quality of light anywhere anytime.

How to use Canon wireless flash system

Learn how to get started with Canon’s easy wireless flash system, which lets you trigger an external flash unit using your dSLR. What you need Canon dSLR with wireless flash control built-in. Models include 7D Mark II, 60D, 700D/T5i, 650D/T4i…

Shoot to Thrill

A new book about shooting with speedlights is coming out May 13 2014 The book begins by outlining the core concepts for using speedlights as a primary light source. Knowing how light works allows you to control it. The same…

Freezing Action With an Einstein Monolight

Introduced in 2010, the Paul C. Buff Einstein has been rapidly growing in popularity as tales of its capabilities spread via the popular photography blogs. It’s a monobloc strobe, a monolight, with some very clever tricks up its sleeve for…