Speedliter's Handbook: Learning to Craft Light with Canon Speedlites (2nd Edition)

Speedliter's Handbook: Learning to Craft Light with Canon Speedlites (2nd Edition)

Syl Arena


For these new to flash photography—or for a person who has formerly given up out of frustration—Speedliter’s instruction manual, moment Edition, is a revelation. stick with alongside as photographer Syl area takes you on a trip that starts with an exploration of sunshine and colour, strikes via a finished dialogue of the Canon Speedlite relatives and all the add-ons and gear to be had to the Speedliter, and eventually, explores crafting nice gentle in a single photograph shoot after one other. even if you need to make a vintage portrait, photo a gaggle, trap a major occasion, or create dramatic colour results on your pictures, Speedliter’s guide shows you how.

In this absolutely up-to-date moment variation, Syl comprises the entire most modern Canon gear—including the radio-enabled 600EX-RT Speedlite and ST-E3 Transmitter—to make sure that you're thoroughly modern on the entire elements within the Speedlite approach. He additionally features a downloadable on-line complement at the brand-new 430EX III-RT Speedlite. Plus, he covers his most modern most sensible practices and workflows so that you could make the main of your Canon equipment.

In this re-creation, you’ll learn the way to:

  • see a few of the homes of sunshine itself, in addition to the diversities among how your digital camera sees as opposed to the way you see
  • use all of the buttons and dials of the whole Canon Speedlite family—from the flagship 600EX-RT and the hot 430EX III-RT to classic types just like the 550EX
  • understand the fundamentals of on-camera flash . . . and some great benefits of getting your Speedlite off the camera
  • beautifully stability flash with the prevailing ambient light
  • get remarkable pictures with only one Speedlite, the entire means as much as a dozen Speedlites
  • use the fitting Speedlite mode for the task: E-TTL, handbook, Multi, and more
  • use colour gels to stability colour, in addition to create dramatic effects
  • tame the sun—or any relatively vibrant light—with high-speed sync
  • use Speedlites whilst photographing teams and events
  • choose your camera’s publicity settings to trap the shot that you simply really want
  • and a lot, a lot more

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