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

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Chapter 25. Strobo, Strobo, Strobo

FLASHING AGAIN AND AGAIN 349

SINGLE SPEEDLITE STROBOSCOPIC 351

MULTI SPEEDLITE STROBOSCOPIC 352

OTHER CONSIDERATIONS FOR STROBOSCOPIC 353

SHOOT: BIRDMAN 354

SHOOT: LEAPS OF FAITH 356

SHOOT: IT’S OUTTA HERE! 358

Figure 25.1. Even a simple act like walking can become visually dramatic. This stroboscopic image was made with a pair of 580EX IIs firing in Multi mode at 6Hz.

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The Short Version

Stroboscopic flash is a way to fire one or more Speedlites for a specified number of flashes at a specific rate per second. Unlike a traditional disco strobe—which cannot be controlled in terms of either the exact number of ...

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