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Outdoor Flash Photography

By John Gerlach, Barbara Eddy

© 2017 – Focal Press

190 pages

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Description

Maximizing the power of your camera’s flash is difficult enough in a studio set-up, but outdoors literally presents a whole new world of challenges. John Gerlach and Barbara Eddy have taken the most asked about subject from their renowned photography workshops and turned it into this guidebook that is sure to inspire your next outdoor shoot, while also saving you time and frustration.

Outdoor Flash Photography covers a range of practices from portrait to landscape, including unique strategies that the authors have pioneered through 40 years in the field. Mastering the use of multiple flashes to freeze action is shown through one of most challenging subjects in nature, hummingbirds in flight. This book will benefit photographers of all experience levels who are eager to evolve their outdoor photography and get the most out of their equipment.

Table of Contents

1. Flash Basics and Choices, 2. Why not use it all of the time?, 3. Third-party options, 4. Diffused light, 5. Main Flash, 6. Balanced Flash, 7. Multiple Flash, 8. Macro Photography Setups, 9. Hummingbird Photography, 10. Packing Flash Equipment and Maintenance,11. Resources

About the Authors

John Gerlach and Barbara Eddy are founders of Gerlach Nature Photography. They are professional nature photographers. Their pictures have been published in National Wildlife, Sierra, Natural History, Petersen’s Photographic, Ranger Rick, Birder’s World, Michigan Natural Resources, Audubon, Outdoor Photographer and Popular Photography, as well as in books published by National Geographic Society, Sierra Club and Kodak. They have written Focal’s Wildlife Photography, Digital Landscape Photography, Close Up Photography in Nature and Digital Nature Photography.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PHO012000
PHOTOGRAPHY / Techniques / Lighting
PHO013000
PHOTOGRAPHY / Subjects & Themes / Plants & Animals
PHO018000
PHOTOGRAPHY / Techniques / General
PHO019000
PHOTOGRAPHY / Subjects & Themes / Regional (see also TRAVEL / Pictorials)
PHO023000
PHOTOGRAPHY / Subjects & Themes / General
PHO023040
PHOTOGRAPHY / Subjects & Themes / Landscapes
PHO024000
PHOTOGRAPHY / Techniques / Digital (see also COMPUTERS / Digital Media / Photography)