Gear

Beauty Dish

In this article, we are going to look at a key light shaper for anyone shooting portraits; the beauty dish.

The beauty dish takes the strengths of both hard light shapers and soft light shapers and brings them together in what is going to be a very unique look.

What is Fill Flash?

For many photographers, flash is a “no go” zone. It’s unfortunate because flash can make a real difference in your images and isn’t complex.

From full auto to full manual, most cameras offer us a choice of mode operations. We’ll take a look at Program and Aperture Priority modes because they can automatically yield the magic of TTL Fill Flash.

Canon EOS M5 Tonal Range

In our first article, we looked at the EOS M family at a high level and concluded that the EOS M family—from a function and image-quality perspective—is not only competitive with other mirrorless cameras, but also with modern DSLR cameras. In Part Two, we will take a closer look at some of the M Series bodies.

Our cameras these days are computerized wizards. We will get more successful shots based on the power of automation and advanced sensors without a lot of manual effort than we ever have in the past. There are still conditions though, where the camera cannot do it on its own and needs some external help, and that can come in the form of a flash unit that attaches to the camera hot shoe. I’m always a bit surprised by the number of people who have spent a fair bit of income […]