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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

Go on location with Joe McNally for a video tutorial on lighting…

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Photography Lighting Tutorial Part 2 - 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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Flash Points: The Control of Light

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Joe McNally and the new SB-910 AF Speedlight

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Speedlight Tutorial: Artificial Sunlight Technique

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Speedlight Tutorial: Day to Night Technique

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Using Shadows for Dimension in Photographs

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Photographing People Using Wireless Lighting Techniques

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Joe McNally

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

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Be Aware of Your Entire Scene

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Getting the "Cool" Look

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Quick Tips for Taking Better Portraits

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Lighting Techniques: Light Painting

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Repeating Flash Lighting Technique

The best photographs move you—emotionally, intellectually, spiritually. There's almost a visceral reaction to a really striking photograph that communicates on all those levels.

Learn all about the Repeating Flash lighting technique from photographer Joe McNally. Watch as the Speedlights are set up for the shoot, settings are worked out and the final images are shot. Repeating flash, an advanced CLS (Creative Lighting System) technique allows you to use Speedlights as stroboscopic lights, capturing the movements of a dancer making her way across the stage.

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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