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An Introduction to the Nikon Creative Lighting System by Alan Hess

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Setting Up the Camera and Flashes

Menu and Camera Settings for CLS

A big advantage of CLS is its ease of use. The controls are simple to use, especially on the newer flashes and on cameras with built-in flashes. You can easily set up the camera to use a flash to illuminate the subject or just add a little fill light. In addition, it’s easy to set up the flash as a remote or Master, select a channel, and set up the groups. In Master mode, you can set the mode and power of the remote flashes right from the camera. You can even test fire the remote flashes to make sure they are all working properly.

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Flash Settings

Nikon Speedlights offer a variety ...

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