There’s no doubt about it. When I learned to use my flash unit thoughtfully and effectively as a compositional element in my pictures, I became a more versatile photographer and was able to confidently produce a wider range of work.
Learning how to use my flash not only added another skill to my craft as a photographer it also [...]
Adds light to your photograph…
Appears to freeze motion…
Is a light sources that can be mixed with available light in different proportions…
Can be made brighter or darker….
Will help you to be a more versatile photographer…
Learn how to use your flash to make better pictures.
If you don’t have a separate flash unit the pop-up flash that’s on your camera is something you should become familiar with.
It will give you more light when you need it.
To use it simply pop it up and start using it.
Using it is one thing, understanding how to use it skillfully is another.
You can use it anywhere and anytime [...]
Learn to use it to make better pictures.
The photograph below used flash in combination with a slow shutter speed to get parts of the photograph to appear sharp and other areas of the photograph to appear blurred from motion.
The tattooed hand of a guitarist wearing denim strums a guitar. (Sam D’Amico)
As the owner of the copyright to my work I depend on the ownership of my copyright to control the use of my photographs and to generate revenue by the licensing the use of my work for a fee. My copyright is the foundation of my photography business.
As the copyright owner to my work Section [...]
As I tell students in my business of photography classes; in the business of photography if you don’t have your copyright, you’ve got nothing.
Mr. Muybridge is credited with creating the first motion pictures.
Motion pictures are a series of stills.
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[ January 10, 2014; 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm. March 1, 2014; 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. September 6, 2014; 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm. October 21, 2014; 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ] Through lecture and practice with their own cameras and flash units the participants in this workshop will learn the basics of flash operation and how to use the flash more creatively and effectively.
[ March 6, 2014; 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. March 30, 2014; 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. April 26, 2014; 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm. ] When used thoughtfully your flash can be an important element of your composition and can dramatically improve your photograph…