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Is off-camera flash essential for weddings?

Off-Camera Flash

Most reception halls that we found ourselves in at the beginning of our wedding photography careers were dark & windowless. Maybe it was a hotel banquet hall or a church basement, but either way, we needed flash and off-camera lighting in order to photograph it well. Wedding photographers need to be able to photograph their […]

You’ve probably seen scores of beautiful getting ready images of brides putting on their earrings next to huge windows perfect, soft light reflecting onto their skin. But what do you do when you arrive at a getting ready location with NO WINDOWS?! If it hasn’t happened to you yet, we can almost guarantee it will […]

How to Practice Flash At Home

Off-Camera Flash

If there’s one thing we hear constantly from photographers who are just getting started, it’s this: Flash is SCARY. How many of us started out calling ourselves “natural light photographers” because we were afraid of flash?! (Hint- we’ve got both hands up over here!) Thankfully, we’ve come leaps and bounds since then and LOVE using […]

If there’s one thing we hear constantly from photographers who are just getting started, it’s this: Flash is SCARY. How many of us started out calling ourselves “natural light photographers” because we were afraid of flash?! (Hint- we’ve got both hands up over here!) Thankfully, we’ve come leaps and bounds since then and LOVE using […]