Discover the essentials of gorgeous flash photography, without the “look” of the flash. Join Santa Fe Photographic Workshops instructor Rick Allred as he shares techniques for gaining control of your flash, and demonstrates which features on your camera affect flash strength and which don’t. Then, get Rick’s tips for creating a flash cheat sheet to keep your mind off the math when you’re in the middle of a shoot, and find out how to achieve a softer look in your images using a bounce flash. Moving on, learn how to adjust your flash, whether you’re inside or outside, and flex your creative muscles by giving your photos a painterly feel with a handheld flash and long exposure time. Rick even makes a few mistakes on purpose, so that you learn how to fix or use those slip-ups for one-of-a-kind results that always impress.
Move beyond auto mode and gain control of your photographs with step-by-step guidance from Santa Fe Photographic Workshops instructor Rick Allred. Master your camera’s features and join Rick in the field as he reveals how to find flattering light and shoot successfully in shade, harsh sunlight and challenging low light. Learn to use shutter speed and depth of field to maximize detail, minimize distractions and create the best photos possible. Discover the limitless potential of zoom, wide-angle and telephoto lenses and find out how to use a polarizer to make bright colors pop. Discover inspiring ideas for compelling compositions and start taking photographs you’re proud to share.