Welcome Speedliter!

If you shoot with a Canon camera and want to learn how to use Speedlites, then welcome to the Speedliter’s Handbook. Since we’re going to be spending a lot of time together, I want to share my perspective on the book.

This is a book about how I shoot

The Handbook presents my approach to lighting with Canon Speedlites and the techniques I use in my work. If you’ve been shooting for any length of time, don’t be surprised if occasionally you think, “I’d do this differently.” Ask any three experienced photographers how they would approach a situation and you’ll likely get five answers. We’re just this way.

For the record, this project was not supported by, nor is it endorsed by, Canon. Sure, I occasionally received technical ...

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