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An Introduction to the Nikon Creative Lighting System by Alan Hess

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Introducing Nikon CLS

Controlling Light with the Nikon Creative Lighting System

The Nikon Creative Lighting System (CLS) consists of flash technologies that allow you to easily take great photos with natural-looking light using a flash either on or off camera. After all, the most important part of capturing a quality image isn’t the camera you use, the aperture settings, the shutter speed, or the ISO. The most important aspect of any photograph is the light. With CLS, you can wirelessly control the amount of light of the remote flashes right from the camera, control an unlimited number of flashes, and use the flashes in up to three different controllable groups. This is a very powerful and flexible system—and, chances are, if you have a relatively ...

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