Learn how to light, strobist style

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Learn how to light, strobist style

  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

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