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Just One Flash [Paperback]

Rod Deutschmann Robin Deutschmann
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24 Feb 2011
In Just One Flash, Rod and Robin Deutschmann cut to the quick and show readers how to lighten their gear load and free up their budget by producing effects with just one flash. Beginning with a look at the ''why'' of lighting rather than the ''how'', the Deutschmanns start by showing creative lighting applications they created using just one flash. Moving on to an in-depth look at equipment, they outline how to choose a flash unit for use in the studio and on location, not forgetting the built-in flash available on consumer cameras. Sync speed, flash zoom and modifiers are also explored.


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  • Paperback: 128 pages
  • Publisher: AMHERST MEDIA, INC. (24 Feb 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1608952509
  • ISBN-13: 978-1608952502
  • Product Dimensions: 5.1 x 27.9 x 22.9 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 3.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 854,722 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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4.0 out of 5 stars nikonuser 2 May 2011
Format:Paperback
I purchased this book along with a few others, so, it is a how to book explaining how to use off camera flash to best advantage and is well writen, this is not a book about speedlights but using any flash which makes it interesting although like all strobist style books it does state that variable power flash is best for this kind of work.

good pictures throughout and a step by step guide, what is does lack is a small diagram of subject flash and camera, this would have been usefull but not 100% essential.

good for begginers to intermediate.

i also bought the next one as well ~ multiple flash and i would review it the same.

value for money ~ reasonable to good

but if you are looking for the advanced strobist level, then buy Joe Mcnallys Hot shoe diarys instead.

The Hot Shoe Diaries: Big Light from Small Flashes: Creative Applications of Small Flashes (Voices That Matter)
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4.0 out of 5 stars A good help to advancing the strobist knowledge 17 Jun 2011
By rjj
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I thought that this was a really good read. The book can be digested in a single sitting and conveys some excellent points about the use of flash and ambient light and how to experiment with both. The book offers some good advice about building bit by bit on gained knowledge and how all the component parts of shutter speed, ISO, aperture and flash strength come together to open up so many more options to the photographer. I felt a lot more confident about using and experimenting with flash after reading this and although there are doubtless more detailed books on offer this is a book that represents a great help to the beginner and spends some time encouraging the reader to push themselves, experiment and grow.
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I have been a photographer for some time ... and have purchased dozens of books over the years... but this one really disappointed me ... and if I could get a refund I would. First, I don't think that this publication is 'meaty' enough ... I know most of this and was hoping for some gems ... not!

There are loads and loads of images (again disappointed) .. but not enough text .. and most subjects get a few paragraphs .. but nothing to in-depth. I use Joe McNally's, "The moment it clicks" as a benchmark .. and really disappointed.

Perhaps my expectations are to high ... an average book costs about [] ... I have wasted my money

Well, back to Amazon and see of there is anything else out there!
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2.0 out of 5 stars Dogmatic, and not good 1 Sep 2013
By Rob
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I really didn't like this book. It may have a couple of useful tips. On the whole, though, I don't think it is very good.

First, I just don't think it has many good pictures. Flicking through the book, I didn't see pictures and think, I want to know how to take photos like that. In fact, most of the pictures were pretty unflattering.

Flick through this and then flick through On-Camera Flash Techniques for Wedding and Portrait Photography and see which photographer you would rather emulate. For me at least, I much prefer the latter.

In addition, I found the style of the book very annoying - it is dogmatic. It basically says, you must use your flash in manual mode, if you want to be artistic. I wouldn't mind this dogmatism if the book convinced me that it was right. But there are not many - if any - photos in this book that I would consider artistic. A lot of them are actually horrible. And, in contrast, On-Camera Flash Techniques for Wedding and Portrait Photography has some really nice photos in it, and almost all of them are taken with the flash in ttl mode (but with the camera in manual mode).

Similarly, in The Hot Shoe Diaries: Big Light from Small Flashes: Creative Applications of Small Flashes (Voices That Matter) - another book with much better photos than this book - Joe Mcnally writes "if you only use these cameras in manual mode... then you are taking a souped-up Ferrari and driving it like the little old lady going to church on Sunday. Why do that? Use the technology!" And, regarding the ttl flash: "When do I use it? Nearly all the time..."
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4.0 out of 5 stars Good and worth the price 30 Dec 2012
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A quick manual, for beginners or advanced amateurs, able to give a rapid helicopter view on the use of a single flash and the different modifying techniques associated with that
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