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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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Joe McNally: Shooting a Portrait with Speedlights

Joe McNally sets up a portrait on location using Speedlights

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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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Photographing People Using Wireless Lighting Techniques

Tom Bol's images inspire new ways of taking a portrait photo.

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Flash Photography on Location

Ami Vitale on using a single Speedlight for illumination

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A Light in the Forest

Rod Planck on photographing critters in the field with a Speedlight

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Exposure Compensation When Using i-TTL Gets Easier with the D4/D4s

Exposure compensation and flash compensation can be…

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What it Takes

David X. Tejada on minimalist lighting with Speedlights

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Ron Magill

Zoologist and wildlife photographer Ron Magill is a Nikon Ambassador. Learn more about his photography.

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No Limits: For Better Photos, Think Like a Photojournalist

David Handschuh on thinking like a photojournalist

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COOLPIX Cameras and Cool Lighting with Speedlights

Lucas Gilman shows you how to use Speedlights with COOLPIX cameras

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High Speed Sync: A Flash Technique To Add a Pro Touch to Your Photographs

Kevin Kubota on auto FP high speed sync flash…

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Quick Tips for Taking Better Portraits

Suggested Lens choices, exposure settings and focus modes

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Using Auto FP High-Speed Sync to Illuminate Fast Sports Action

Dave Black on using high-speed flash sync for sports…

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Lighting Techniques: Light Painting

Using the technique of light painting allows you to add depth and dimension to your…

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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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Brian Skerry: Below the Surface

An underwater photojournalist's stunning images

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Lighting Cars for Studio Shots

Blair Bunting on photographing cars in the studio

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You Can Successfully Shoot in Bright Sunlight

Cliff Mautner on photography in the midday sun

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Top Photography Tips from Nikon School Instructors

Learn photography the easy way, at Nikon School

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Capture NX 2: Lesson 2

Master the technique of brightening up a photo with D-Lighting.

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Landscape and Travel Photography

Ideal for those who want to take their travel & landscape photography to the next level

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Tips for Using Auto WB for Incandescent Lighting with the D5/D500

Three settings let you keep warm or cool whites in Auto…

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A Nikon Ambassador's Photography in Cuba

Vincent Versace on photographing the culture and people of Cuba

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Macro Photography Tips: Photographing Insects and Other Small Creatures

A few quick tips on macro photography

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Wherever the Adventure…

Underwater photos & movies with the COOLPIX AW110

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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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