Techniques for High Speed Flash Photography

Layne Kennedy
Duration:   8  mins

Using a bicyclist as the subject, this session explains in detail various techniques you can use for dramatic high speed flash photography. You’ll learn how to work with subjects such as people, how to decide which flash setup to use, logistics of shutter speeds, backgrounds, and how to adjust speeds to achieve a variety of effects. Today’s technology provides expansive options when it comes to high speed flash photography. In this session, find out how to get the most out of what’s available.


  • Creative Photography Techniques: Making the Ordinary Extraordinary – Course Preview
  • Shooting an Outdoor Portrait in Early Morning Light
  • THIS PAGE: Techniques for High Speed Flash Photography
  • Capturing Motion with Remote Triggers
  • Photographing for Black and White
  • Enhancing Your Images with Digital Filters
  • Seeing with Different Perspectives
  • Creating Multiple Exposure Images
  • Getting Creative with iPhone Photography
  • BONUS: Mounting Options for Remote Triggers