flash photography

This is what low contrast lens filters are and how you can use them in portraits

Mar 27, 2024
Jake Hicks

As the name of the filter alludes to, these lens filters do indeed lower the overall contrast of a shot. To clarify what that means…

Your pop-up flash is better than you think: Use these 20 creative techniques for stunning photos

Mar 20, 2024
Dunja Djudjic

Most photographers will tell you that a pop-up flash produces unflattering and ugly lighting. And they’re right – unless you get creative! If this video…

Global shutters and high-speed flash photography

Feb 13, 2024
Michael Clark

Finally, the era of global shutters has arrived for full-frame professional cameras with the release of the Sony A9 III. I don’t use Sony cameras,…

Learn the speedlight TTL basics with the best entry-level flash

Jan 18, 2024
Jay P. Morgan

Hi, this is Jay P. Morgan. Today on The Slanted Lens we’re going to take a look at speedlights. How to set up TTL with…

This photographer combined long exposure with flash for great effects

Jan 14, 2024
John Aldred

There is a lot of really good photography posted on social media these days. If we follow even a handful of photography groups, we’re inundated…

Wedding reception flash photography: It’s not scary with these five great tips

Oct 20, 2023
Dunja Djudjic

Wedding photography is one of those genres that require superhuman abilities and skills (at least that’s how I see it). It can be quite daunting,…

Godox redefines flash with a new 200Ws tube addon for the AD200/AD200Pro

Sep 4, 2023
John Aldred

Godox has announced their newest Godox AD-S200 head for the Godox AD200 (buy here) and AD200Pro (buy here) strobes. Unlike just about every other flash…

Using the Godox MF12 for wedding photography

Jul 21, 2023
Tom Saimon

For a long time, I have been looking for the perfect wedding photography ring flash, and I think the Godox MF12 is my new favorite solution. (Well, actually, three of them)

Gear Quicky: The flash that redefined the genre

Jul 3, 2023
PJ Pantelis

The AD200 from Godox (this one) redefined what a small flash is capable of. It was released about six years ago and, to this day,…

What is high speed sync flash and how do you use it?

Jun 22, 2023
Daniela Bowker

High speed sync is flash photography technique that you might not need to use very often, but when you do, it will make a huge…