B&H Prospectives: Modifying Speedlites

Introducing B&H's new video series, "Prospectives," an in-depth look at the professional perspective from the very best in their field. In this first episode of Prospectives, Syl Arena takes us through the various techniques for modifying the light emanating from speedlites.

Off-Camera Flash: Packing Small and Shooting Big

Join Joseph Carey as he takes you through the basics of the often daunting world of flash photography, with a focus on Speedlites. Fulfill your creative ideas with your flash and camera rather than allow the technology to get in the way of your vision.

Quick Start to Off-Camera Flash with Canon Speedlites

In this Canon-specific workshop, you can learn how to quickly create beautiful light with off-camera Speedlites. Explore the difference between on-camera flash and off-camera flash and how to select camera and Speedlite settings.

Outfitting Your DSLR on the Cheap

As with most 'all-in-one' solutions, off-the-shelf DSLR kits have their limitations. Most include a body, lens, winder, and flash, which is adequate for most applications. But there comes a time when the zoom lens that came with the camera isn't wide enough, long enough, or fast enough for your needs. Your camera's built-in winder has its limitations, and the built-in flash also goes just so far. Beyond casual snapshots and party pictures, they quickly become anemic, and the dead-on blast of light that emanates in line with the lens can make casual portraits look like mug shots. Have I touched a sore spot in your photographic life?

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