What you will learn with this eBook
Part I - the basics
Part I covers all the basics to understand high-speed photography ranging from photography basics as aperture, shutter speed to flash duration and the different high-speed photography techniques. It also answers the often asked questions on equipments.
Part II - behind the scenes
This part shows how the different techniques and theory from part I can be used in practical examples. The examples shown are easy to recrate and demonstrate how to use different type of cameras (e.g., DSRL, analog camera, smartphones) to create high-speed images.
Part III - when things go wrong
The last part gives some guidance when your images are not turning out as expected.
Do I need special equipment?
NO! If you already own an external flash and a camera, you are ready to start today.
If you don't have a external flash the "$125 high-speed setup" chapter gives you a very cheap equipment suggestion to start with high-speed photography.
No example in this book requires more than two flashes. For many of the examples one flash is enough.
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