The topic of flash photography can be intimidating to the beginner photographer. Some even go as far as to label themselves “Natural Light Photographers” and avoid artificial lighting all together. There is nothing wrong with developing a style around natural light, but I contend that learning flash photography is an important part of growing as a photographer and increasing your understanding of how light works. [Read more…]
I recently discovered the work of talented photography wizard Tilo Gockel through a spectacular photograph he posted on The Strobist Facebook Group. This group is a great place to get inspiration and feedback on strobe photography, or photography where you use off camera flash. I highly recommend joining the group if you are at all interested in learning more about lighting techniques for your photography.
Anyway, Tilo posted this amazing image of a divers watch and the group went wild: [Read more…]