Free photography eBooks about light and flash.

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Free photography eBooks about light and flash courses and tutorials.

There is no mysteries in photography, without light there is no photos nor photography, so the most important in photography is at least to understand the light. If during the day we can use the sun to shoot a picture, at night we need an artificial light called a flash to light up our subject.

Below are listed some free eBooks which will help you, with their courses and tutorials, to understand the light and what you can do with it, some of those photography eBooks will teach you how to master strobe and flashes.

Lightning 101 eBook.

In this ebook, written by David Hobby, you'll learn how to take the removable flash that you probably already have on the top of your camera and use it off-camera to make beautiful, more three-dimensional photos. Once you learn the basics of controlling light, you'll quickly see that most lighting is intuitive, easy and fun.

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Lightning 101 eBook

Understanding Light ebook.

By Nigel Hicks, this ebook is the lesson 1 of the very nature of the light. Without getting technical, Nigel Hicks explain how and why visible light consists of a mixture of different colours, why we see the world around us as having a vast array of colours.

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Exposure: Understanding Light

Good Photos in Bad Light e-book.

This eBook from Darwin Wiggett will show you how to get stunning pictures in a very bad light situation.


With this e-book You will never be worried about lights, because you will learn to master the techniques to get good photos in bad light.

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Ebook Good Photos in Bad Light

Introduction to External Flash.

There are a ton of things you can do with external flashes. The author (Evan Sharboneau) of this ebook is only going to go show a couple of applications, the basics, so you can get an understanding on why using external flash can make a huge difference in your photos.

Tips Nº1: Do not blast the flash directly in your face!

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Introduction to External Flash Photography

Fine art color photography course.

A professional guide to understanding and using color for its maximum impact in your photography.

A course written by Phil Malpas for a better light and color effect understanding.

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Fine art color photography

 You might also be interested by the last entry in the blog:

Photophone: How to do great pictures with a smartphone or a tablet.

How to take great pictures with a smartphone
How to take great pictures with a smartphone?

Nowadays our smartphones have more computer power than a 10 years old desktop computer. Technology is evolving fast and with it, the language acquiring new words like  smartphone or selfie.

We are doing everything with our phone, from a GPS assistant to photograph or record a movie in full 1080p HD, even post processing those images, and i don't even speak about playing 3D games, read some news on internet and so on...


At the end, when we compare how we use our phone the most, in percentage, I can say safely that we barely use it to call someone, and this is why i call mine a photophone.

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