The Hot Shoe Diaries has ratings and 69 reviews. Richard said: The interesting thing about this book is that it has an enjoyable, casual style, ins. Another is I’ve been writing like a banshee on my new book, due in December, “ The Hot Shoe Diaries, Creative Applications of Small Flash,”. Hot Shoe Diaries is what it would be like ______. Warning: Contents Under Pressure Okay, so I am thinking an editor, say, some guy named Ted Waitt, maybe.

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Is that anything like the photos from hell? The storms brewing are blocking the sun…ok it sucks because the humidity is high. He gestured at a row of milk bottles in the distance and took the safety off. Share to Twitter Share to Facebook. Im sure its lovely here compared to Siberia in February. Goodreads is the world’s largest diarie for readers with over 50 million reviews.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. This book w This was fine but really is no more than a series of anecdotes. All Nikon, so it’s tailored to stuff I already have and use 3. Excellent book, it was as if Joe was next to me whispering every chapter. There are a million things to make this the best place to be at this time of year.

McNally is a little rambly and over-colloquial some of the time, but he also knows his stuff, so this is hottshoe of useful practical adivce for increasing your lighting options anywhere you may be shooting.


Educational and highly entertaining. Obviously, the technical types who write manuals need to present their information in concise, linear ways, but hhotshoe book on Flash Photography, specifically the use of the Nikon system of “speedlights”, or portable electronic flashes, is a welcome refuge from trying to absorb the mumbo-jumbo provided by the manufacturer.

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What’s This Button Do? As a strobist sincethis book definitely helps you figure out how to make an image pop while exploiting the Nikon speedlight features. One of the differences is that the book is Joe McNally’s creation, allowing him to say what he thinks about any equipment given the freedom to speak, he has high praise for the reliability and versatility of Nikon equipment.

Hey Joe, I was really looking forward to the Hot Shoe Diaries, even pre-ordered it over a month ago, but you sure are talking a lot of Nikon talk. Photographers who want to expand their lighting options, or extend the reach of their current gear.

Using Nikon Speedlights, Joe lets you in on his uncensored thought process–often funny, sometimes serious, always fascinating–to demonstrate how he makes his pictures with these small flashes. He illustrates his minimalist approach by chronicling actual photo shoots during his impressive djaries as a professional photographer.

To ask other readers questions about The Hot Shoe Diariesplease sign up. It diarifs great fun helping you do these images…think the one above might be my favorite though I always say that until I see the next one.


A flashy little book about flash photography.

In the macho outback of the Motherland, hotdhoe does not turn away from such a command. Still, al A pretty good read. The Hot Shoe Diaries: Welcome to AZ in August.

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Everything he does is of the highest quality. The book will not be an instruction manual.

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Many wishes for success on the new book! Joe has a very engaging style of story telling and is a master of the craft.

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A recognized a good bit of this material from his gotshoe http: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. He knows how to talk about it, shape it, color it, control it, and direct it. I can attest to McNAlly’s success in reaching his goal from my experience as the first-time purchaser of the current generation of Nikon’s i-TTL flashes.