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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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Photography Lighting Tutorial Part 1 - Control of Color

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

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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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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

Joe McNally discusses surveying the scene before shooting

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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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Using Shadows for Dimension in Photographs

Joe McNally explains how shadows add dimension

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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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Make Every Minute on a Shoot Count

Joe McNally discusses utilizing your shooting time well

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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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Shooting Wirelessly with the Nikon WR-R10 and WR-T10 Wireless Remotes

Learn how easy it is to use the WR-R10/WR-T10 for…

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Santa Fe Photographic Workshops

Discover the spirit of place. Capture the soul of a portrait. Refine your personal style.…

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Night Photography

Reed Hoffmann's tips for great night photography

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Photographing the Night Sky

Astrophotography: tips for making great images of the stars, moon and night sky time-lapse

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Taking Better Photographs of the American West

When you get a chance to visit the open prairies, and photograph ranchers…

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Making Great COOLPIX Videos of a Child's Birthday Party

Tips & Tricks from photographer Ann Cutting

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Getting Creative with White Balance

Try getting creative with your camera's white balance for some interesting results.

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Tool Talk

Mike Corrado on the gear that shapes the light.

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Tips from a Model Turned Professional Photographer

See how photographer Nancy Brown turned a 20-year modeling career in…

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Bill Coleman: A Long Term Photo Project

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Underwater Photography

Tips for getting started shooting underwater with David Doubilet

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Which NIKKOR Lens Type is Right for Your DSLR?

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Six Steps to Lighting Magic with Joe McNally

Easy flash photography with great results

Joe McNally, the wizard of flash photography, has created six, two-minute videos in which he quickly and expertly demonstrates the basics of flash photography using built-in flash and camera-mounted Nikon Speedlights.

Each of these videos offers quick and easy tips to make your D-SLR photographs better.

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.

For more of Joe’s photography, visit his website at http://portfolio.joemcnally.com.

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