Understanding Flash Photography: How to Shoot Great Photographs Using Electronic Flash

February 10, 2020 - Comment

From a master of professional photography, a book that explores the exciting possibilities of artificial light. This guide to on- and off-camera flash picks up where Peterson’s previous title, Understanding Exposure, left off–helping free photographers from the limitations of auto to get the images they want when natural light isn’t enough. For the many amateur photographers afraid

From a master of professional photography, a book that explores the exciting possibilities of artificial light.

This guide to on- and off-camera flash picks up where Peterson’s previous title, Understanding Exposure, left off–helping free photographers from the limitations of auto to get the images they want when natural light isn’t enough. For the many amateur photographers afraid to venture past natural lighting, here is the book that will finally help them master artificial light. In his trademark easy-to-understand style, Bryan Peterson explains not only how flash works, but how to go beyond TTL automatic flash exposure to master manual flash, allowing readers to control the quality, shape and direction of light for a perfect exposure, every time.

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Anonymous says:

Give this a pass When I first started getting into photography, I bought Bryan Peterson’s most famous book, Understanding Exposure, and found that while I learned that some of the information in it wasn’t the best, overall it really helped me when I was starting out.So, when I started to really get into flash photography, I tried this book also written by Bryan Peterson. Big mistake. Unlike Understanding Exposure, this one does not give good information at all. In fact, balancing flash with ambient,…

Anonymous says:

Weaned me off TTL flash, so now I hate & only want to shoot manual flash Background (read: bias): Shoot landscapes & macro, and mostly outdoors, but in the early stages of learning flash photography.More than anything, it put a burning desire to go out & shoot, so I can see what works. Though the author didn’t mention his Exposure Solutions book, this book gave me the urge to buy it … and it was more interesting than this one. Definitely a useful book for outdoor flash user.Finally understand ‘Rear Curtain Sync’, and not only am I not…

Anonymous says:

Only For Nikon SB-900 Users I agree with a previous reviewer. This book is a serious disappointment for users of non-Nikon speedlite flash units. I have both Canon and Flashpoint Speedlites. In the Manual Mode, neither of them have buttons, etc. for “aperture selection”. There is only one adjustable item in Manual Mode – Flash Output. While set in “Manual” Mode, the manuals for both these units specifically state “use a hand-held flash meter to determine the required flash output.”For my Canon and…

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