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Speedliter’s Handbook: Learning to Craft Light with Canon Speedlites by Syl Arena

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Chapter 23. Smashing Pumpkins with Gang Light

GANG LIGHTING—A NEW WAY TO LIGHT 319

SHOOT: SMASHING PUMPKINS 323

SHOOT: LADY OF THE OPERA 326

SHOOT: BACKYARD SOCCER CHAMPION 328

SHOOT: FLYING HIGH AFTER SUNSET 330

SHOOT: PUSHING BACK AGAINST THE DESERT SUN 332

Figure 23.1. As a Speedliter, you can use a bunch of Speedlites together to rescue a scene lit with dull ambient light and turn it into a beautifully lit scene that conveys shape and emotion. This was a quick setup as an afterthought to the Smashing Pumpkins shoot.

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The Short Version

“Gang light” is a new way of thinking about how to use Speedlites. Rather than use them as individual units, ...

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