Actiefotografie in de studio - verschil tussen duur- en flitslicht

Action photography in the studio - difference between continuous and flash light

Who doesn't love action and colour? What is your challenge in photography.

If your challenge also lies in action and color and you really want to make your photos splash off the screen, then I have some tips for you.

Because action photography in the studio is very different from action photography outside. The difference is in light: continuous light versus flash light.

And how the misconceptions about long-term light and flash light can go wrong was proven by the first episode of Het Perfect Plaatje with the dog catches kibble shoot. A lot of people used the same settings outside with their dogs and all the pictures were jittery. Surely this can't be true. They had no idea what the difference between continuous and flashing light is.

Sustained light is light from the sun, but also from lamps that burn continuously. So also called continuous light.

Flashlight only exists for a fraction of a second and then disappears.

In the studio we always start with a black photo and we only use flash light and no continuous light. Because the flash light often only exists around 1/2500 of a second and the rest of the exposure of the photo is black (so nothing happens), the shutter speed is not important in the studio.

This way you can even get a razor-sharp action photo with 1/125 in the studio. You can't do this outside with long-lasting light.

If you want to experience a spectacular XPlode powder shoot and really want to learn how freezing the action with flash works in practice?

Then I have a super fun workshop for you here:

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