On Camera Flashes

by Bjorn Petersen ·Posted
With CES in the rearview mirror and NAMM just up ahead, we had a bit of a breather this week, with only a handful of new products released. Audio announcements are beginning to trickle in as next week’s trade show approaches, and a pair of flash products from Godox hit the market. The DJI Mic 2 is Here The top announcement of the week goes to DJI, who introduced the Mic 2, a follow-up to the tremendously popular first-gen model that’s a mainstay wireless mic system among content creators. Available in
by Bjorn Petersen ·Posted
The Godox V1Pro flash, an update to one of the most popular flashes around, has just announced. It features the same round head that made the original so popular, along with some notable performance and structural updates. V1Pro flash The most striking update with the V1Pro is the inclusion of the
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Do you want to acquire some new lighting techniques? Sony Artisan of Imagery Tony Gale shares five tips for using speedlights. You’ll learn how to bounce light, how to choose your shutter speed, and placement of lights, among other suggestions. 0:00 - Introduction 0:11 - Tip 1 0:28 - Tip 2 0:43 - Tip 3 1:04 - Tip 4 1:23 - Tip 5 Did you find these tips helpful? Let us know in the Comments section, below.
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From the accessories you need, to keeping your workspace clean, Tony Gale shares five must-know tips for photographing liquids, splashes, and pours. 0:00 - Introduction 0:10 - Speedlight 0:27 - Remote 0:41 - Keeping Your Studio Clean 0:58 - Keeping Glass Clean 1:19 - Objects 1:39 - Final Thoughts To learn more, join Tony Gale on June 12th, at 3:00 PM on BH Event Space. Are you ready to get creative with photographing liquids in motion? Let us know in the Comments section, below.
by Rebecca Melville ·Posted
Godox just announced two new lighting solutions for photographers who wish to push the boundaries of their creativity on land or under the sea. The WT series offers an array of dive tube lights in various lengths, allowing photographers to enjoy the flexibility of a tube light at up to 40m underwater. Available in daylight and
by Cory Rice ·Posted
Whether you are shooting family snapshots or chasing sharks in the ocean, lighting can make or break your photographs. No photographer ever complained of having too many lighting choices at their disposal and, with lights becoming smaller and lighter, there are nearly endless options to choose from. Here are some gift suggestions sure to brighten the holidays of your favorite photographer. Everyday Photographers: On-Camera TTL Flash If you are shopping for a photographer frustrated by the unflattering quality of light emanating from their
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Every photograph you make is a story. The characters you add and the composition you employ help you advance the plot. But no photographic story is truly complete without beautiful light. Great light, whether it is found or created is like the score in a movie, it gives a story depth, emotion, and direction. Jared Platt is a master at shaping light and will teach you how to enhance the natural light you find with simple to use flash techniques to make your photographs truly sing! Learn how to make ordinary light, extraordinary with flash, and
by BH Event Space… ·Posted
In this B&H Photo Event space video, photographer Syl Arena demonstrates how to maximize the lighting potential of Canon Speedlites. Topics discussed and demonstrated include the differences between Canon’s various Speedlites, understanding flash menus, using wireless flash, choosing the correct exposure mode, light-shaping tools for Speedlites and how to use them, and other Speedlite-related issues.
by Rebecca Melville ·Posted
Shopping for lighting solutions can be overwhelming, even if you are a professional photographer with decades of experience. Sometimes it’s easier to cut right to the chase with a kit that has everything you need―whether that’s multiple fixtures, bundled accessories, or even just a good carrying case. We have compiled our top flash and continuous lighting kits you should consider for your own creative workflow. Flash Lighting Flash lighting,
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted
Create advanced wireless lighting setups easily with the built-in 2.4 GHz radio system of the Canon Speedlite 430EX III-RT, now in stock at B&H. Much like its predecessor, this mid-range unit has a guide number of 141' at ISO 100 and 105mm and a zoom head with coverage from 24-105mm. This setup balances size, power, and
by tom kirkman ·Posted
After posing for a few gigabytes of formals in a hall, you can sense the wedding party’s palpable relief when, weather permitting, it’s time to take it outside. If you’re lucky enough to have nicely landscaped grounds, it’s a great opportunity to stop fighting with the tungsten light sources inside and take advantage of that flash-friendly sunlight. Whether you’re just starting out as a wedding photographer or a friend asked you to shoot his or her wedding or you’re a seasoned professional, you’ll need some kind of help to maximize your