This is the eBook version of the printed book.
For anyone new to flash photographyor who has had a frustrating start with itSpeedliter's Handbook is a fantastic in-depth resource. Packed with information presented in a clear and approachable how-to format, this book walks readers through everything from the basics of light to advanced setups using Canon speedlites.
Syl Arena starts out familiarizing the reader with how light works and covers all the key concepts, terminology, and equipment that will serve as a foundation before jumping in. Syl then moves into all the ways speedlites can be used both on and off camera to create the best light for any given situation, whether that be portraits, wedding, sports, or macro-photography. Speedliter's Handbook covers both manual and E-TTL flash; high-speed sync; stroboscopic flash; set-ups that use from one to a dozen flashes; and much more. By the end of the book, the reader will have a newfound knowledge of light and will be confident with her ability to craft that light with Canon speedlites.