Posts Tagged "Flash"

Flower Photo Fundamentals

Posted by on Apr 1, 2013 in Techniques | 0 comments

Flower Photo Fundamentals

Flowers make great photographic subjects due to their variety of shapes and colours, they also tend to add a calming influence to a room.  Generally flowers don’t last long, so a nice flower photo (or photos) is the next best thing.  Here we will give you some tips on how to shoot some lasting memories from these fleeting moments.               When photographing flowers, any of the various picture formats can work. Like Portrait…                       Landscape…                 In this example, the background was quite some...

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Learning to use flash

Posted by on Mar 10, 2013 in Techniques | 0 comments

Learning to use flash

At one time or another every photographer tries to use a flash with their equipment and generally that first use comes out a less than successful and we are left deflated at the perceived complexity of using flash. Just recently the team at OzLight completed the second run of our new course, Flash Portraits. This course is designed for the beginner and really helps to unravel a lot of those mysteries about flash and it use – all of the images in this post come from the course on the weekend. During the course we look at a number of the fundamentals at using a flash and look at ways to improve our images: Fundamental 1 – On camera flash. Quite often our first...

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