From the Back Cover
Shine a new light on your photography
Learning to properly use the revolutionary Canon Speedlite System is only the first step in creating great flash photographs. This colorful, portable guide teaches you not only about Speedlites but also about the subtleties of lighting and light modifiers and when, why, and how to use them. You'll explore light placement and styles of lighting for different and creative effects. This book will take you beyond routine use of flash equipment and start you on the path to creating truly dazzling images.
Learn the features of each component and how to set up Speedlites
Understand lighting patterns, bounce flash, color temperature, and white balance
Discover how you can create a wireless studio that goes where your subjects are
Explore creative suggestions from a working photographer on shooting sports, landscapes, weddings, products, portraits, and more
About the Author
Brian McLernon is a commercial studio and location photographer and the author of Canon EOS 5D Mark II Digital Field Guide. His photography involves primarily editorial, commercial, corporate, and lifestyle clients. Brian also conducts workshops in photography and lighting and teaches a digital photography class for the Portland (OR) Community College adult education series.