Tricks with a Camera Flash

How To : Use the Vivitar 285HV professional camera flash

Got a new Vivitar 285HV and having trouble using the flash? No problem! This video will describe how to use the flash on your new camera and gives some other great tips for new owners! The flash on this camera can be a little different to use than an automatic flash because yo ...more

How To : Use an old flash on a new digital camera

Old camera equipment like flashes and lenses are often praised by modern photographers, but getting them integrated into new digital photography setups can be a challenge. This video will show you some tips for using old flashes with new digital cameras, including a great tric ...more

How To : Take flash photos with a Diana+ camera

Want to take flash photos with your Diana+, but don't want to drop $100 on a DianaF+? Here's how you take flash photos with your standard Diana+. You can use a simple two battery flash unit and flash bracket to hold the flash to the camera. Note well: There's a trick to making ...more

How To : Buy a camera flash

When buying a camera flash, make sure it is compatible with the camera and can act as a fill flash for daylight photographs. Purchase a camera flash with the tips in this free instructional video on photography tips from a professional photographer. Now you will know what to d ...more

How To : Use off camera flash

This is a short video about off camera flash and how to use it in your photography. Part 1 of 2 - How to Use off camera flash. Part 2 of 2 - How to Use off camera flash.

News : Magic 8-Ball Booby Trapped with Camera Flash

Take $1.35 of thrift store bric-à-brac, toss in a few spare parts from your electronics drawer and mix it all up with an earnest desire to alienate your loved ones forevermore and what do you get? A booby-trapped Magic 8-Ball, that's what! Hacker arfink explains, "My idea was ...more

How To : Remove camera flash hotspots in Photoshop

This video gives detailed instructions for removing a hotspot or flash reflection in a photo by using layers and masks. Start by adding a new blank layer and naming it something like Flash Suppress. You will use a special blending mode for this layer called darken. With your p ...more

How To : Use off camera wireless flash

Chris Rutter teaches us how to use off camera wireless flash in this tutorial. First, attach the flash to the camera and aim it towards your subject. For a more flattering result, place the flash gun on a tripod that is placed on the right hand side of the subject. Now, go to ...more

How To : Use the flash of a camera without taking a picture

Ever wonder if the flash is still working on a one time use camera. This is a good way to see if the flash is still working without having to waste actual film. This is done using a knee and elbow, both human. Use the flash of a camera without taking a picture. Click through t ...more

How To : Use the camera object in Adobe Flash

There is an option in Flash that allows users to capture the data coming from a web cam attached to the computer and broadcast it using Flash. For more Adobe software tutorials from Layers Magazine, search Layers Magazine on WonderHowTo. WonderHowTo indexes all Layers Magazin ...more

How To : Make an annoying strobe flash from an old camera

This shows you how to modify an old camera so it flashes at the push of a button. Annoy your friends. It's a perfect practical joke by modifying an old camera flash to create a strobe effect. This will make it so you don't have to wind it, just push the button

How To : Adjust the flash on your cell phone camera

This is a quick tutorial on how to reduce the flash for your cell phone camera. If your flash is too bright, your pictures will look washed out. Reduce the flash by using a piece of paper to dim the flash and improve the quality of your photos.

How To : Make the Simplest Flash Bounce Ever for Your Camera

Sick of washed out photos? How about red eye? Or maybe you can't get the right shot because your flash is causing too much shadow in the background. That's what a flash bounce is for—it reflects the light off of the ceiling or another surface so that your photos look more bala ...more

How To : Take effective photo portaits

Here are some photography tricks used to create visually effective portraits and techniques used to get more natural looking portraits. Turn off the flash, survey the scene, adjust your camera to pick up the darkest skin tone, and most importantly, be patient with your subject ...more

How To : This Hack Turns Any Phone into Black Light

Black lights come in all shapes and sizes, and are useful in a variety of ways—they can help you spot fake currency, urine stains, interesting rocks, deadly scorpions, or even just some cool fluorescent artwork. Most black lights work using a filter or coating over the bulb t ...more

News : 91 Cool New iOS 11 Features You Didn't Know About

Apple's iOS 11 is finally here, and while they showed off several of the new features it brings to your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch back at WWDC 2017, they've only just touched the surface of what iOS 11 has to offer. There are a lot of cool new (and sometimes secret) feature ...more

How To : Do a simple dutch angle camera trick with a tripod

MatttChapman shows you how to add a simple dutch tilt to your filmmaking bag of tricks. Tripods conventionally only pan and tilt, but this trick adds an extra dimension. All you need is a tripod and a camera! It's just a matter of messing with the base plate to get this simple ...more

How To : Perform the anti gravity ring trick

How do you make an object suddenly appear to defy gravity? I'll show you! No camera tricks, this is an up-close parlor magic trick! The ring travels not because of gravity but because of friction. Check out the illusion for yourself.

How To : Use the flash functions on the Canon EOS 7D

The Canon EOS 7D digital SLR is the first Canon EOS camera that can trigger off-camera Speedlites with the cameras build in flash. The integrated Speedlite transmitter is fully compatible with the Wireless E-TTL Flash System. See exactly how all this works and how to use your ...more

How To : Remove red eye with the channel mixer in Photoshop

If you or someone you know has light eyes, then you are no stranger to red eye sneaking into your photos. Red eye is an annoying addition to most photos taken with a flash camera. Luckily, if you have Photoshop, this is easy to fix. With this tutorial, learn how to use the Cha ...more

How To : Remove red eye using Photoshop easily

Jordan shows us a simple way to remove the red eye created by the flash of a camera using Adobe Photoshop. No matter where the red eye came from, you can remove it easily from any picture after watching this Photoshop tutorial. There are many ways to remove red eye and some ar ...more

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