Mastering Nikon Speedlights: A Complete Guide to Small Flash by Alan Hess

By Alan Hess

Mastering Nikon Speedlights is the main entire consultant on hand for somebody utilizing or desirous to study extra in regards to the Nikon inventive lights process (CLS). beginning with an exploration of ways to paintings with mild, the e-book teaches you every thing you must find out about knowing the path and depth of sunshine, utilizing gentle meters and metering modes, controlling publicity, and lots more and plenty extra. You’ll study the specifics of ways to exploit the total variety of Nikon Speedlights and add-ons, together with previous and present versions of cameras and CLS appropriate flashes—and within the approach you’ll easy methods to get the simplest photographs together with your equipment, no matter if you've gotten an entire field of kit or simply the basics.

The booklet contains sensible, real-world picture shoots—portraits, motion pictures, and product photography—starting with one gentle and progressively operating as much as a number of lighting so that you can become aware of the development of the sunshine from one flash to many. it doesn't matter what your topic or capturing situation, studying Nikon Speedlights is a necessary source that teaches you ways to supply the sunshine you want to in attaining nice results.

  • Offers a radical dialogue of the features of sunshine, how the digital camera measures mild, and the settings had to checklist a picture with right exposure
  • Provides an entire assessment of all of the elements that make up the Nikon inventive lighting fixtures process, outlining easy methods to use different Speedlights and add-ons to correspond with each one camera’s precise capabilities
  • Covers tips on how to use the Nikon Speedlights off the digicam utilizing the complicated instant lighting fixtures (AWL) good points equipped into the artistic lighting fixtures System
  • Features a number of examples of actual photograph shoots, displaying you ways to take nice pictures in quite a few occasions, development from one flash as much as a number of flashes


Show description

Read Online or Download Mastering Nikon Speedlights: A Complete Guide to Small Flash Photography and the Creative Lighting System PDF

Best techniques & reference books

A Simple Guide to Digital Cameras, Scanning and Using Images

An easy advisor to electronic cameras, scanning and photographs. even if you need to take basic images and e mail them for your pals or increase your records with electronic photographs, there's lots of software program and on hand that can assist you do it. yet that's the easiest? and the way do you employ it? so that it will create incredible photos with assistance from a digicam and your laptop then glance no additional than "A basic consultant to electronic cameras, scanning and utilizing photos.

The changing landscape of labor: American workers and workplaces

Documenting the altering international of handbook hard work in overdue twentieth-century New England, a photographic journey depicts the paintings environments of a number of industries whereas the accompanying essays give some thought to the problems confronted by way of daily employees. UP.

Portrait Photography: Art and Techniques

A consultant to taking significant pics, protecting all of the sensible judgements in addition to the artistic facets Explaining the elemental principles of portraiture, this useful advisor additionally covers the extra complicated rules of photo making. Set out in chronological order as a photographer may strategy a shoot, it explains every one step of the method, together with postproduction and printing.

The Theory of Interest, as determined by Impatience to Spend Income and Opportunity to Invest it [1930]

Few American economists have exerted a world effect equivalent to that of Yale professor Irving Fisher (1867-1947) who excelled as a statistician, econometrician, mathematician, and natural theorist. Of his 18 released volumes on economics, these in financial economics represent his such a lot enduring contribution; certainly a lot of Fisher's paintings on capital, curiosity, source of revenue, cash, costs and enterprise cycles has been integrated into smooth analyses.

Extra info for Mastering Nikon Speedlights: A Complete Guide to Small Flash Photography and the Creative Lighting System

Sample text

Take a white piece of paper outside and hold it up. It looks white to you, right? While you舗re outside, take a photo of that piece of paper. Now go back inside. Look at the same piece of paper舒I bet it still looks white舒and then take a photo of the paper inside. 9 ). The paper isn舗t the same color in both, is it? That舗s because the light outside and the light inside are from two different sources and they each have a different color. 9 This is the same white piece of paper photographed inside and outside.

Controlling Exposure NIKON D2X ISO 400 1/320 SEC. F/8 Pressing your camera舗s shutter release button moves the shutter out of the way of the camera舗s sensor, allowing light to enter through the lens and be recorded as an image. That舗s the easy part. The challenge is to capture the right amount of light so that the resulting image looks the way you want it to look. It is important to remember that you cannot actually control the intensity light with just the camera, but you can decide how much of it to allow through the lens (aperture) and how much you let the sensor actually record (shutter speed).

Hard and soft light, and using the way light falls off as it travels, can help light your subject in the best possible way. In the next chapter, you舗ll learn about measuring the light and how your camera sees the light in the scene. NIKON D4 ISO 100 1/60 SEC. F/4 2. Measuring the Light NIKON D4 ISO 400 1/400 SEC. F/5 SB-910 The first steps to making a photograph is to determine how much light is present in a your scene and what you are going to do about it. If you understand how your camera measures the light in a scene, you can better capture the image you envision.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.04 of 5 – based on 37 votes