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Photography Lighting Tutorial Part 2 - 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 1 - Control of Color

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Six Steps to Lighting Magic with Joe McNally

Follow lighting expert Joe McNally's instructions for easy flash photography…

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Joe McNally

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

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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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7 Tips & Tricks to Taking Better Wedding Photographs

Joe McNally on how to take better wedding portraits

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Be Aware of Your Entire Scene

Joe McNally discusses surveying the scene before shooting

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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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Photographing People Using Wireless Lighting Techniques

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

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VR Image Stabilization

VR image stabilization technology detects vertical and horizontal movement and offsets it by…

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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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No Limits: For Better Photos, Think Like a Photojournalist

David Handschuh on thinking like a photojournalist

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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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COOLPIX Cameras and Cool Lighting with Speedlights

Lucas Gilman shows you how to use Speedlights with COOLPIX cameras

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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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Ron Magill

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

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Quick Tips for Taking Better Portraits

Suggested Lens choices, exposure settings and focus modes

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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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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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Understanding Focal Length

Focal length, usually represented in millimeters (mm), is the basic description of a…

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Basics of Exposure and Camera Controls

Ideal class for those who want to go beyond point & shoot photography

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Techniques: Flower Power

Focus Stacking for Close-Up Depth and Detail

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Learning How to Use Your Camera's Histogram

The histogram is a useful tool that analyzes tonal range and helps in…

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Underwater Photography

Tips for getting started shooting underwater with David Doubilet

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Active D-Lighting

Active D-Lighting optimizes high contrast images to restore the shadow and highlight details that are…

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Zoo and Wildlife Photography

Spend a day at the zoo with wildlife photographer Julie Larsen Maher

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Making Great COOLPIX Videos of a Child's Birthday Party

Tips & Tricks from photographer Ann Cutting

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Photographing the Night Sky: Star Trails

Astrophotography: tips for making great star trail images

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The Challenge of Bird Photography

Moose Peterson tells why photographing birds in the field is well worth the challenge.

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Using the D810A DSLR for Deep Space and Nebulae Astrophotography

Photographing Nebulae and other celestial objects with…

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Using Shadows and Light in Your Photographs

Cliff Maunter on using shadows and light

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Summer Lyn: Photographing Babies, Toddlers & Kids

Careful planning or just being lucky—both can work in your favor.

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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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Shooting Wirelessly with Nikon Digital Cameras and Wi-Fi Adapters

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Lighting for Video with AE-Lock Tutorial

Basic lighting tips for shooting video

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Photograph the Classic Holiday Light Bokeh Effect

Tips for shooting lights as soft globes of color

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Lighting Cars for Studio Shots

Blair Bunting on photographing cars in the studio

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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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You Can Successfully Shoot in Bright Sunlight

Cliff Mautner on photography in the midday sun

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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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How to Un-Pair and Re-Pair Bluetooth on the KeyMission 360 and Your iPhone

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

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Photography Lighting Tutorial Part 2 - Control of Color

In this video, Joe McNally sets up another shot on location, using a mixture of ambient light and Speedlights to enhance the mood of the image. Accenting the natural light with Speedlights, modifiers and gels, Joe shows how you can change the mood of an image by controlling color. Using advanced wireless lighting; accent lighting is enhanced, giving the image a bolder look than natural light alone.

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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