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This video covers:-

  • About flash problems
  • Identifying flash problems
  • Things to look for
  • What is causing the problem
  • Focusing point
  • Dark colours
  • Backlighting
  • Things to look for - Dark backgrounds
  • Low shutter speeds in AV mode
  • Flash blocking - lens hoods
  • Over exposure
  • Maximum flash sync speed
  • Light colour
  • Fixing the problem - Coloured filters
  • Red eye
  • Why red eye occurs
  • About diffusers
  • Range problems with diffusers
  • Uneven illumination
  • IR focus illuminator

Video length: 22min 33sec

This video covers:-

  • About guide numbers
  • When are guide numbers important
  • How guide numbers are quoted
  • Assumptions made about guide numbers
  • ISO and guide numbers
  • Zoom heads on flashguns and guide numbers
  • How we can use the guide number
  • Other formulas
  • Problem solving
  • Why ISO is so key to correct flash exposures
  • Flash units and their guide numbers

Video length: 11min 43sec

This video covers:-

  • About the wireless flash system
  • Wireless flash systems
  • What does wireless flash do
  • Why use flash wirelessly
  • What is needed for wireless flash
  • The range that flashguns can be controlled over
  • Things that can cut the range of the optical system
  • How many flash units can be used
  • Can using wireless flash replace studio flash

Video length: 11min 14sec

This video covers:-

  • About flash compensation
  • Using flash compensation
  • Where to set flash compensation
  • What is flash compensation used for
  • Flash compensation output can appear to vary
  • Flash compensation examples in lower light
  • Think about what is needed

Video length: 8min 06sec

This video covers:-

  • About the Auto Lighting Optimizer
  • Where it is set
  • Auto Lighting Optimizer with flash
  • The effect on flash results
  • What settings to use

Video length: 6min 48sec

This video covers:-

  • About exposure compensation
  • Using exposure compensation
  • What is exposure compensation used for
  • Flash compensation output can appear to vary
  • When is exposure compensation needed

Video length: 7min 0sec

This video covers:-

  • What is flash exposure lock
  • What activates the flash exposure lock
  • What flash exposure lock does
  • When is flash exposure lock used
  • When will it not work
  • Combining AE Lock and FE Lock

Video length: 10min 15sec

This video covers:-

  • About diffusers
  • What do diffusers do
  • When are they best used
  • Which diffuser
  • Light loss with diffusers
  • Stofen Omnibounce
  • Lightsphere

Video length: 8min 42sec

This video covers:-

  • Why use fill in flash?
  • Flash - The black art
  • Mode choice - Essential to good flash images
  • Ambient light - Why is it so important
  • ISO - The key to ambient light control
  • The effect that ISO has on backgrounds
  • Fill in flash - It's automatic
  • Learn about ambient light levels
  • Be aware of the ambient lighting when shooting
  • Flash restricts camera settings

Video length: 17min 47sec

This video covers:-

  • What is second curtain sync
  • Why is it needed
  • How to set second curtain sync
  • Setting second curtain sync in the camera menu

Video length: 8min 18sec

This video covers:-

  • About red eye
  • What makes red eye worse
  • Preventing red eye
  • About red eye reduction
  • What does red eye reduction work with
  • Is red eye reduction effective

Video length: 9min 33sec

This video covers:-

  • What is high speed flash sync
  • Why do we need high speed flash sync?
  • Shooting in lower light levels
  • What does high speed flash do?
  • Bright light flash use
  • Use to achieve handholdable able shutter speeds
  • To freeze action
  • Power loss
  • Keep the ISO low when using FP flash
  • How to set FP flash
  • On camera set up

Video length: 16min 10sec

This video covers:-

  • About bounce flash
  • What does bounce flash do
  • Where to bounce the flash light
  • About the ceiling
  • Power problems
  • The benefits

Video length: 7min 43sec

This video covers:-

  • Guide numbers
  • Dealing with the ambient light
  • The batteries
  • The default camera settings

Video length: 14min 18sec

This video covers:-

  • Activating the built in flash
  • When to use the built in flash
  • How powerful is the built in flash
  • Limitations of the built in flash
  • Built in wireless flash

Video length: 9min 0sec

This video covers:-

  • The viewfinder information
  • Flash exposure lock
  • High speed flash sync
  • Flash exposure compensation
  • Out of exposure warnings

Video length: 3min 12sec

This video covers:-

  • How does ISO affect range
  • How the ISO affects the ambient light
  • The problems with increasing the ISO

Video length: 4min 40sec

This video covers:-

  • How the camera works in P mode with flash
  • ISO in P mode with flash

Video length: 5min 39sec

This video covers:-

  • What's being set in AV mode with flash
  • The problems with AV mode in bright conditions
  • High speed flash synchronisation
  • Safety shift
  • ISO settings

Video length: 7min 6sec

This video covers:-

  • When to use it
  • Safety shift in TV mode with flash
  • Hi speed flash synchronisation

Video length: 4min 1sec