Video guide to using flash outdoors covers basic camera settings, high speed sync and ND filters


posted Thursday, July 6, 2017 at 11:00 AM EST


Lighting is complex and can be daunting. However, there are many great resources available to help photographers come to grips with lighting with a variety of gear, such as external flashes. Speedlights are one of the first lights many photographers add to their kit when wanting to move past their camera's built-in flash and for good reason, speedlights are typically small and lightweight but they can offer plenty of power and are easy to modify using soft boxes, umbrellas and more. An external flash is highly versatile. The Koldunov Brothers have created a series of three videos to help you learn the basics of using flash outdoors for portraiture.

The first episode covers basic settings, the second discusses x-sync and high-speed sync and the third video discusses neutral density filters versus high speed sync. You can view all three videos below.

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