Though this book is arguably one of the most comprehensive books published to date on the subject of flash photography, even at more than 400 pages, it barely scratches the surface. Lighting with flash offers tremendous creative and practical solutions, from the affordability and flexibility of off-camera hotshoe flash to the dizzying choices and budget-straining options of professional studio gear. And the fundamental principles of flash technique can be applied across all forms of short-duration photographic lighting: an expensive studio box really isn’t that much harder to use than a small Speedlite.

The book is frozen in time to when it was written, but who knows what technological innovations the future will bring? Since the last ...

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