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Small Flash Portraits on Location with Adorama TV

How to light portraits with a small flash or speedlight is a common topic request from our readers here at dPS.

In this video tutorial Daniel at Adorama goes over how to use a speedlight both on-camera and off-camera to take quick and easy portraits on location. He shows tips for modifying the light, balancing with the ambient or available light in the scene, and even using a gel for color balance.

Get some great tips from this video:

Have you tried these techniques before? Had any success? Share any tips you have in the comments below.

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Darlene Hildebrandt
Darlene Hildebrandt

is an educator who teaches aspiring amateurs and hobbyists how to improve their skills through free articles on her website Digital Photo Mentor, online photography classes, and travel tours to exotic places like Peru, Thailand, India, Cuba, Morocco, Bhutan, Vietnam and more. To help you improve and learn she has two email mini-courses. Sign up for her free beginner OR portrait photography email mini-course here. Or get both, no charge!