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ShootSmarter University 2007; Tutorial DVD, ships in plastic clam CD case, running time 76 minutes; play in any DVD player (worldwide) or CD-ROM drive.
Gaining Confidence & Control
Improve your light quality and exposure using TTL, Auto and Manual modes.
Your on-camera flash problems are now solved.
In this video, Will Crockett will be taking a look at the biggest troublemaker in the digital photo world, on-camera flash. The good news is that we now have a wide variety of flash tools to make some terrific images quickly and profitabilty. But the bad news is that some of the digital camera and flash systems don't quite work as advertised. So let's take look at the problems most photographers face when shooting with on-camera flash, then a variety of solutions to fix or just deal with the problem and make the best photos possible.
RAW? JPEG? White Balance Settings? Diffusion?
Which settings are the best? All of them. You need to know what each one of these settings does for you and how to put them to work. Smart photographers shoot RAW when they needs to, JPEG when it's the right choice, and know how to shoot an on-camera flash photo with confidence and control over exposure and color values.
TTL: Here's how to make it work
We've poured 6 months of research into figuring out the Canon, Nikon and Fuji TTL systems and shot over 10,000 test frames using a wide variety of pro grade flashes to provude you with the facts you need to make your TTL system work. Also included in this DVD are the TTL tips from two world-class on camera flash shooters; Paul Gero and John Kringas.
Hardware decisions made easy
Those of you who are regular readers of shootsmarter.com or who are "Will Crockett fans" know that we don't pull any punches. During our testing, we discovered the flash hardware that works, and the combinations of cameras and flashes the work well together. Our flash hardware recommended list, and why we have chosen them is all here for you.
Light modifiers: choosing the right one for you
Bounce cards, diffusion caps, ceiling bounce, bounce + direct blends all have their place in flash photography. We shoot a terrific series of sample images of a gorgeous bride using a wide variety of flash light modifiers to show you how well, and how easy you can sculpt your light quality.
Exposure problems? Solved
Will Crockett is widely considered "the" expert on digital exposure control and this DVD outlines the camera settings, the choices between TTL, AUTO, and MANUAL flash exposure modes - and shows you how to use each one correctly. No one mode is perfect for all your photo assignments, so let's learn how to use the tools you already have?
*** PROBLEMS AND SOLUTIONS
*** CHOOSING LIGHT QUALITY
*** INDOORS vs. OUTDOORS
*** EXPOSURE ISSUES EXPOSED
*** EXPOSURE MODES: A AA, TTL, AUTO, MANUAL
*** TTL EXPOSURE MODES
*** MANUAL EXPOSURE MODE
*** AUTO EXPOSURE MODE
*** CHOOSING THE RIGHT MODE AND MODIFIER FOR YOU
*** HARDWARE: CHOOSE THE RIGHT TOOL FOR THE JOB
*** SHOOTING VERTICAL IMAGES
*** USING TWO LIGHTS
*** WIRELESS TRIGGERING
*** THE IMPOSSIBLE TASK
This DVD caters to PROFESSIONAL AND SEMI-PRO PHOTOGRAPHERS AS WELL AS TO COMMITTED PHOTOGRAPHY STUDENTS AND ADVANCED PHOTO ENTHUSIASTS. BEGINNERS, PLEASE START WITH THE PRO SOLUTIONS DVD FIRST, BEFORE JUMPING INTO THIS ONE
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