This is part four in a series of posts about learning off-camera flash. Find the previous posts here:
- Learning Off-Camera Flash: Part One
- Learning Off-Camera Flash: Part Two – Studio Strobes
- Learning Off-Camera Flash: Part Three – Studio Headshots
Quality of Light
As you experiment with light placement, you’ll start to be able to anticipate the results certain light setups will produce. Professional photographers learn and practice their camera’s settings and features until it becomes second nature. They do the same with off-camera flash.
We do it for one main reason: As you develop these skills it will give you a tremendous amount of creative power. You are no longer just pressing a button and hoping to get a good shot. With enough practice and skill development you are able to construct the vision you have in your head. Your camera and lights are just tools you use to craft the final image. [Read more…]