Chapter 8. Flashing Manually
Figure 8.1. Manual flash is well-suited for any situation that requires repeatability. In the domino shot above, the precise shadows required that I adjust the power level manually.
The Short Version
If you’re wondering, “Does ‘manual flash’ mean that I have to follow the instructions in the manual?” let me be the first to say, “Welcome to Earth.” If manuals were so handy, I’d be out of a job right now, wouldn’t I?
Manual flash is the basic mode of operation ...