Using Remote Flash

Aim the flash unit in any direction

External flash units have a wireless remote function. This lets you hold the flash and experiment with different lighting positions while triggering the shutter remotely.

Fix Camera in place and move the flash around. This technique enables all sorts of creative expression.

Bounce Flash to Obtain a More Natural Look

Bounce flash for more natural look

Bounce flash means aiming flash at a wall or ceiling in order to illuminate the subject with reflected light. Because reflected light is softer than direct light, bounce flash produces more natural looking photos, with light more evenly between subject and background.