Category Archives: Flash

How Did You Get This Shot?

Once again, snow can work wonders. My mind wasn’t just focused on birds and landscapes, but also action sports photography. My brother was doing some snowboarding in the backyard, so I thought I would try a flash set-up. As illustrated … Continue reading

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Goalie Attitude

My brother was kind enough to pose for a couple of shots with him in his new goalie gear. I definitely think I achieved what I set out for, with the top image being the favorite of the three. All … Continue reading

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The Difference Maker

My Family and I attended a wedding on Saturday. It was loads of fun! I got to do some different photography that was a little out of my comfort zone, but also allowed me to strengthen my comfort zone in … Continue reading

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Keeping Your Skills Sharp

I may not get to do a full-out photo shoot everyday, but I certainly do practice a lot. I find it important to be ready for whatever is presented to me, but if I don’t practice, how will I know … Continue reading

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Speedlights As a Main Light Source

I have been experimenting with using speedlights as a main light source recently. I have failed my share fair of times, but really liked the results of this one. I did a set-up of my brother coming into a turn … Continue reading

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Wildlife at the Bent

I spent a great day at the Bent of the River Audubon in Southbury, CT. helping campers learn the tricks that make nature photographs. My whole talk was aimed at hummingbird photography, but unfortunately, the hummingbirds didn’t cooperate. We focused … Continue reading

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Practice Makes Perfect

I recently purchased a Better Beamer to go along with my Nikon SB-800. I hadn’t really gotten much practice with it since I have been doing mainly landscape photography. Despite the oppressive heat, I ventured outside to see if I … Continue reading

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Firehouse Photo Shoot

The camera club that I belong to was lucky enough to do a photo shoot at the Danbury Fire Department headquarters. The building has endless photographic opportunities. I shot everything from HDR to flash. I took over 340 photos; that … Continue reading

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Crocus With Flash

On Sunday I approached the newly opened Crocus’s with flash. My goal was to have the flash permit me to use a larger aperture value. The flash ended up allowing me to use f/13 with a shutter speed of 1/250.

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The Use of Flash in Bird Photography

The use of flash for bird photography is extremely important, and very tough to master. I don’t use the flash as the main light source, rather a fill light. I let the sun do its part in being the main … Continue reading

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