Posts Tagged ‘Pop up flash’

Why would you want an external speedlight flash gun?

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Most DSLR and mirrorless cameras have a hotshoe on top into which you can connect a speedlight flash gun. But why would you want to use a bulky speedlight flash on your camera if the camera already includes a built-in flash?

Why would you want an external speedlight flash gun?

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Written by Discover Digital Photography

March 30th, 2014 at 8:05 pm

Why use off-camera flash?

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When thinking about new purchases to help capture better photos most people will probably think of filters or a new lens if they own an interchangeable lens camera. But a speedlight flash can have a great impact on your photography, and should not be overlooked.

In this article we'll look at why you would want to use a speedlight flash, what advantages it has over the pop-up flash built into most cameras, and what the disadvantages are as well.

Speedlight flash vs. Pop up flash

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Written by Discover Digital Photography

September 16th, 2013 at 1:00 am