Chapter 3. You Already Own It, Now Make It Dance for You

On-Camera Flash Lighting Techniques


Okay gang, let’s talk about some equipment. The most important piece of equipment, after your camera, is your on-camera flash. If you’re in the wedding biz, you need more than that little pop-up flash that’s built into many DSLRs. If you are a Canon or Nikon shooter, you probably own 580EX IIs, or SB 800 or 900 units. But, the fact of the matter is most people just point these flash units directly at their subjects and shoot away. Frankly, folks, if that is the case, our wedding photography won’t look much different from Uncle Harry’s ...

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