• Like
Learn how to light, strobist style
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Thanks for flagging this SlideShare!

Oops! An error has occurred.

Learn how to light, strobist style

  • 7,137 views
Published

 

  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
No Downloads

Views

Total Views
7,137
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
3

Actions

Shares
Downloads
145
Comments
1
Likes
3

Embeds 0

No embeds

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
    No notes for slide

Transcript

  • 1. Learn how to light Strobist style
  • 2. Learning how to use off-camera flash with your dSLR to take your photos to the next level. Or the next ten levels. David Hobby, strobist.com
  • 3. strobist.com
  • 4. David Hobby a 20-year career newspaper shooter. Baltimore, Washington DC based
  • 5. Why would I strobist?
  • 6. Why would I strobist? Smal kit No more power outlets Fast to assemble
  • 7. How to trigger your flash off-camera Cables Optical slave Infrared Radiosignal
  • 8. Cables Pros Reliable No line of sight Cons Fragile Limited in range Can spoil your image
  • 9. Infrared Pros Settings on camera High speed flashing Cons Limited to one brand Limited in broad daylight Line of sight needed
  • 10. Optical slaves Pros No extra components Cons needs master light Limited in range Needs Line of sight
  • 11. Radio Triggers Pros Reliable No line of sight No problems with Cons More expensive All manual
  • 12. Cactus triggers Pros very cheap small Cons 1/5 misfires fragile battery operated
  • 13. Pocket wizards Pros Reliable Great distance Cons Expensive Big
  • 14. How does light work?
  • 15. How to work with light Light travels in straight lines Light works best at an angle Shadows are part of light
  • 16. Light modifiers
  • 17. Light modifiers bare flash
  • 18. Light modifiers bare flash one gobo
  • 19. Light modifiers bare flash one gobo two gobos
  • 20. Light modifiers bare flash one gobo two gobos snoot
  • 21. Light modifiers bare flash one gobo two gobos snoot short snoot
  • 22. Light modifiers bare flash one gobo two gobos snoot short snoot medium snoot
  • 23. Light modifiers bare flash one gobo two gobos snoot short snoot medium snoot long snoot
  • 24. Light modifiers bare flash one gobo two gobos snoot short snoot medium snoot long snoot grid
  • 25. Umbrellas and softboxes Diffuse light Mimics the sun Shoot through or reflective
  • 26. The sky is the limit
  • 27. Ambient light + flash
  • 28. Photos under CC license by: Rupert German (flickr.com/photos/rupert-germann): setup shot Mariano Kamp (flickr.com/photos/mkamp): chess shot e-magic (flickr.com/photos/ emagic): cable guy Michael Jones (flickr.com/photos/chealion): pocketwizard Ragnar Jensen (flickr.com/photos/ragnar1984): strobistsmurf Andy Gock (flickr.com/photos/andygock): cactus triggers Philgarlic (flickr.com/photos/philgarlick): red filter Jon Iraundegi (flickr.com/photos/joniraundegi): radio Patrick Brosset (flickr.com/photos/gnackgnackgnack): light Steven Wampler (flickr.com/photos/sgw): light modifiers Tio (flickr.com/photos/66179962@N00): studio flash Nick Wheeler (flickr.com/photos/nickwheeleroz): umbrella shot Myself
  • 29. Filip Bunkens info@pitslamp.be http://www.pitslamp.be http://www.twitter.com/bunker