7 Tips For Effective Lighting When Using Only One Speedlight

In this video photojournalist Joey Terrill walks us through his professional techniques for using only one speedlight to take professional portraits.

Surprisingly most of the time he leaves the speedlight on the camera. This really proves it’s not the gear that makes great images – if you have the knowledge of how to use light in your favor, you can achieve amazing portraits with less equipment.

Image Source: Pierre (Rennes)


Most on camera flhases don’t have the power to do a good bounce.Worse the mirror could break. The tape slips a bit, the mirror falls to the floor and glass goes everywhere.

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