If you've been told that aperture controls flash exposure, you've been told a half-truth. If you've been told that shutter speed controls the background, you've only had something explained to you part-way.
There's more to it!
And here it is, the basics of flash photography explained in a non-scary, easily-understood way:
(and just for good measure - a 4th article:
Shutter speed has no effect on flash exposure ... until you hit high-speed flash sync. Then it becomes another linear control of flash exposure.)
Details about the book here:
Add your voice to the conversation - there's a sweet book prize to be won.
And here are more details about the book, as well as how the cover image was shot ... using on-camera bounce flash. If you hate the look of flash, this book will change your photography.
I’m a photographer based in Wayne, NJ, specializing in portrait, wedding and boudoir photography.
I also maintain a very active website for photographers. I teach workshops and seminars on photography. I have written two books on flash photography, of which one has been translated into Polish and Portuguese. This probably means I can describe myself now as being ‘internationally renowned’. I’ll take it. It sounds good.
- One Perfect Moment - wedding photographyphotographer, present