Flash photography is a vital skill for any portrait photographer to have, especially for indoor sessions. In today’s post, I will be discussing some of the most common tricky lighting situations I encounter during in-home photography sessions and when to use flash photography. Low Light Conditions Generally, in discussing when to use flash photography, low […]

No Fear Flash

December 27, 2023

When to Use Flash Photography

Detail image of stuffed animal and pillow in baby boy's nursery

Are you already using your camera in manual mode, but still looking for some tips as to how to take better photos in camera? Stick around. This post is for you! I will detailing some small adjustments that can make a HUGE impact on the look of your photographs. If you are specifically looking for […]

No Fear Flash

September 5, 2023

How to Take Better Photos

Screen shot of Chattanooga photographer's portfolio in camera app on phone.

In today’s post, I’m going to dive into the debate of flash modes and explain my rationale of Manual vs TTL flash. When I first started diving into flash, I found all of the new modes and settings to be very confusing. I was hard to know where to start. My first few attempts at […]

No Fear Flash

August 28, 2023

Manual vs TTL Flash

Manual vs TTL Flash? Which is better for using flash for indoor portraits

Sometimes the first big step of learning how to use flash is fully understanding how your equipment works. There are so many buttons and settings! I remember feeling really overwhelmed at first and wondering in frustration “Why is my Godox Flash not firing?”. Expecting your flash to fire and nothing happening is the worst, especially […]

No Fear Flash

August 17, 2023

Why Is My Godox Flash Not Firing?

On Camera Flash set up. When should you use on camera flash or off camera flash? Why is your Godox flash not firing? Manual vs TTL Flash

Hey Photographer! Do you love the bright, neutral look but wonder how to take light and airy indoor photos? Lighting for indoor photo sessions can be tricky. In this blog post I’m going to share 3 tips that have really helped make my indoor work more consistent and bright. Curious about my work? Check out […]

No Fear Flash

July 13, 2023

How to Take Light and Airy Indoor Photos

Tips for how to take light and airy indoor photos. Image of in-home newborn session with Godox Flash

Jumping into the world of flash photography feels very confusing. What type of equipment should one purchase? What do all of these settings mean? How should one set it all up? Today, let’s discuss whether Off Camera Flash or On Camera Flash is more appropriate for your indoor photography work. In case we haven’t met, […]

No Fear Flash

July 3, 2023

Off Camera Flash or On Camera Flash?

Portrait taken of my daughter using one on camera Godox flash.

Have you been wondering, “Should I use Flash for Indoor Photography?” My answer is a whole hearted “yes!”. I started incorporating flash into my in-home photography sessions over the past two years and have seen some significant benefits for my business. I’d like to talk about them today with the hope of giving you the […]

No Fear Flash

February 27, 2023

Should I use Flash for Indoor Photography?

Consistent instagram feed from using flash for indoor photography sessions.

During last week’s post of No Fear Flash, I explored the first component of the exposure triangle, aperture. This week I’ll take a closer look at shutter speed and the role it plays. When learning to take indoor flash photos, it is vital that you have a foundational understanding of how each camera setting affects […]

No Fear Flash

May 16, 2022

Indoor Flash Photos – Shutter Speed

Flash settings for indoor photography, how to take better photos indoors

I was just like you. In the early years of my photography business, I put off the task to learn flash photography for my indoor photo sessions. I thought the label “natural light photographer” elevated my work. I prayed for rooms with big windows and white walls. My ISO was cranked to the limit. I […]

No Fear Flash

May 1, 2022

Learn flash photography for your indoor photo sessions!

Flash settings for indoor photography, how to take better photos indoors

In this series, No Fear Flash, I’ve provided a basic intro to flash photography. This info is specifically geared toward light and airy photographers who do indoor lifestyle sessions. For this post, I thought it would be helpful to share my flash photography gear list and go through what exactly I have in my camera […]

No Fear Flash

March 6, 2022

My Flash Photography Gear List

Signal Mountain newborn photographer - in home lifestyle session - family of 5 - candid posing