flash photography special tutorial – second curtain flash sync – cool exercise for nice effects

Cool effects – flash photography

Second curtain sync


flash photography special tutorial – second curtain flash sync cool exercise for nice effects. you will learn how to set up your flash to trigger at the end of exposure for some cool effects. you can use with for long exposures in low light situations, or create your own long time exposures as you need.

First curtain flash sync

in the image below the flash is set up normally, and it triggers at the beginning of the exposure. The shutter speed is 2 seconds, ISO 100 F 5.6

Second curtain flash sync

in the image below the flash is set up to sync with the second curtain, and it triggers at the end of the exposure. The shutter speed is 2 seconds, ISO 100 F 5.6

 

long exposure flash cool effects

in the image below the flash is set up to sync with the second curtain, and it triggers at the end of the exposure. The shutter speed is 2 seconds, ISO 100 F 5.6

 

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