When you have a better understanding of light, you become a better photographer.
Did you know that there is a law that we should be aware of when we use our flash?
This law applies to ALL flashes; the pop up flash on your camera and the, usually more powerful, separate flash unit that works off of your hot-shoe.
If you don’t know about this law, it could seriously limit your ability to create a photograph.
Sam teaches two classes that will help you to learn to incorporate the use of flash into your work. Flash Photography Basics —> http://samdamico.com/flash-photography-basics/ A three hour, one meeting basic flash photography class that requires nothing more than the pop-up flash that’s already on your camera and a good understanding of the basics of photography […]
Although VERY limited when it comes to modifying the characteristics of the light emitted, your pop-up flash is the gateway to inexpensively learn about basic flash operation and will prepare you for making a more informed decision/purchase if you decide to upgrade to a more powerful and versatile flash unit.
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.
Sam D’Amico offers two flash photography classes in Washington DC that will help you to use flash more effectively and creatively. Lighting With Portable Flash If you own a separate flash unit this class is recommended. Through lecture and practice with their own cameras and flash units the participants in this workshop will learn the […]
Don’t hate your flash, learn to use it to make better pictures !!!