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Photography Lighting Tutorial Part 1 - Control of Color

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Repeating Flash Lighting Technique

Joe McNally uses the technique of repeating flash to capture the grace of balletic…

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Photography Lighting Tutorial Part 2 - Control of Color

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Six Steps to Lighting Magic with Joe McNally

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Joe McNally

Commercial photojournalist Joe McNally is a Nikon Ambassador. Learn more about his photography.

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Joe McNally and the new SB-910 AF Speedlight

Behind the Scenes of a Marketing Campaign Shoot

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Using Shadows for Dimension in Photographs

Joe McNally explains how shadows add dimension

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Imagine That

Nope, we didn't make a mistake. The photos you see here were not taken by several different photographers;…

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Flash Points: The Control of Light

Color temperature, rear sync, slow sync: Three key elements in flash photography.

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Be Aware of Your Entire Scene

Joe McNally discusses surveying the scene before shooting

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7 Tips & Tricks to Taking Better Wedding Photographs

Joe McNally on how to take better wedding portraits

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What Do You Look for in a Wedding Photographer?

Tips on what to look for when choosing a wedding photographer

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You’re the Guest: How to Capture Unique Photos at a Wedding

Abby Liga discusses getting great photos when you're a…

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Which NIKKOR Lens Type is Right for Your DSLR?

Learn what the different types of NIKKOR lenses are and which ones will…

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Using Fill-Light Adds to the Expressiveness of Portraits

A tip from Nikon Ambassador Tamara Lackey

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Boudoir Photography: Creating the Sensual Image

Trendy boudoir photography by CherieFoto.

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Tips For Making Tempting Food Photos

Alison Lyons offers simple tips for taking great photos of food & drink

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Versatile Views of the World of Wildlife:

Ron Magill field tests the AF-S NIKKOR 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR lens

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Route 66 Road Trip

Tom Bol travels Route 66 with a Df D-SLR

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Destination Asia: A Showcase for the Storytelling Power of Travel Images

Travel shooter Blaine Harrington offers tips for…

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Lighting for Video with AE-Lock Tutorial

Basic lighting tips for shooting video

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Miles of Aisles

Kevin Kubota establishes his clients' comfort level before the wedding, so that on the big day they will…

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Mentor Trekking in Costa Rica with Bill Durrence

A Mentor Series instructor leads a group of photo trekkers through the…

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Photograph the Classic Holiday Light Bokeh Effect

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Photography Lighting Tutorial Part 1 - Control of Color

Watch Joe McNally set up a model shoot on location, using a mix of ambient light and flash. By adding a Speedlight to the natural light of the location, and controlling color using white balance settings and gels, Joe creates a natural looking scene—whereby the flash adds to the mood, shaping the image with light and shadow.

Note: Camera dial configurations and designations can vary from model to model, so please be sure to check your manual for specifics.

Joe McNally is a Nikon Ambassador.

Learn more about Joe on his ambassador page.

Joe McNally has been described as "perhaps the most versatile photojournalist working today," a distinction earned for his ability to capture compelling images in locations as diverse as an operating room, the top of the Empire State Building and the cockpit of a jet aircraft. Noted for his technical mastery, what makes him unique is his ability to create and imaginatively render "the big idea"—the unique or startling concept that frames a single image or a long-term project.

He has been published in virtually every major magazine, including Life, Newsweek, Time and Sports Illustrated (where he was a contract photographer for six years) and is a recipient of the Alfred Eisenstadt Award for Outstanding Magazine Photography.

To see more of Joe's work visit his website at http://portfolio.joemcnally.com.

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