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The Nikon Creative Lighting System, 3rd Edition by Mike Hagen

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16Case Studies and Examples

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The goal of this chapter is to help you understand how to put together everything you’ve learned about flash photography in some common shooting scenarios.

From a philosophical standpoint, you should generally endeavor to make your flash photography subtle, soft, and gentle. Flash photography often turns off new photographers because they get poor results. At least once a week, a photographer makes a comment to me such as, “I don’t like to use flash photography because it washes out my daughter’s face” or “I get a shadow behind Grandma’s head.” The truth is, there are both good and bad ways to use flash. Most of the ...

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