If you shoot with an external flash, learning to control the light can be dreadful. Sometimes the best thing to do is buy a modifier for diffusing the light. Talk about a boring accessory to buy! A new Kickstarter makes flash modifiers fun and practical with the flexy, 3D printed MagSphere and MagBounce.
You've seen the signs. No Flash Photography. But why do they exist? Imaging Resource's Steve Meltzer did some digging about the continued existence of this law of the art world.
You know that special Mortal Kombat kick where there are, like, multiple Johnny Cages? Well, by firing a flash a bunch of times during one photo, you can create Johnny Cage kicks out of anything.
What is photography's greatest scourge? Cellphone cameras? MySpace self-portraiture? Neither even comes close to the insidious, creeping threat that is your camera's built-in flash. Here's when and how you should—and more importantly, shouldn't—use a flash.
Click to viewSome scientists at University of Manchester in the UK and Dolby Canada in Vancouver have worked out a way to capture 3D info of complex-textured objects really simply with a camera flash. You should care about this because it's likely to make the textures applied to characters and objects in computer…
Looking for a speedy camera that can keep up with your fast-paced shots. The folks at the New York Times have some tips for snagging a camera with little shutter lag. Shutter lag is basically the amount of time it takes your camera to snap a photo.
Our friends at Lifehacker just pointed out a great use for that common household item, the coffee filter: Use it to soften up your flash photography.