EG flash

169 pages Price £7.95

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Click on the cover above to get a 20 page sample of the eBook.



Nina’s ebook The Essential Guide To EOS Flash sets out to teach you in depth to understand and be able to fully utilise the Canon EOS flash system. She looks at a wide range of topics ranging from understanding the very nature of flash, how to set up the camera and flash for the best results, through to improving your flash results by using reflectors and diffusers.

Many photographers see flash as a bit of a black art and something to be avoided if possible. In fact the flash system on EOS is very simple to use, providing you have a good grounding in both the key settings of your camera and understand all the basic principles of photography. Its is also crucial to understand the light levels and conditions that you are shooting in as these will affect the settings that you use on the camera and sometimes also the way that flash is being used within the image that you are taking.

This ebook is applicable to any Canon EOS camera and any of the EX series flash units in the Canon range including the new 600 EX-RT flash unit and most of what Nina talks about is also applicable to the built in flash.



Topics included in the ebook

  • Flash options within the EOS system
  • Difference between the flash units
  • Understanding the macro flash units
  • Understanding the basic principles of how flash works
  • Understanding why problems can occur when using flash
  • Understanding the exposure modes and how to get the best from them when using flash
  • Understanding the flash exposure overrides and when to use them
  • Key camera settings when using flash
  • Understanding the white balance system when using flash
  • Understanding the camera's metering system with flash usage
  • Understanding the way that flash can be used within images
  • How to use flash as the only light in your images
  • How to use fill in flash in the images you take
  • When and how to use balanced flash in your images
  • Understanding how to set the flashgun
  • Understanding the camera's flash menu
  • Understanding flash overrides
  • How to get better flash results
  • Understanding bounce flash
  • Understanding reflectors and diffusers
  • Using high speed sync effectively
  • What second curtain sync does and how to use it


A random selection of pages from the book are shown below.


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