This DVD uses the same material as our original 580 EX/430 EX DVD. Demonstrations of Speedlite operations have been updated to show the 580 EX II/430 EX II models.Your EX II Speedlite from Canon can be the most powerful accessory in your camera bag! Understanding how the Speedlite's controls work is important, and this DVD takes you through its operations, step by step. Your host, Tim Mantoani, demonstrates these fabulous flash units in a series of real world examples. Whether you use one Speedlite or a hundred, Tim's approach will help you create the best photograph possible.Topics covered:Flash exposure compensationThe flash as key or fill lightFP or high speed sync operationSlow sync demystifiedControlling hard or soft lightAuto and manual zoom controlFlash bracketingFlash exposure lockControlling flash from the cameraManual mode and exposure compensationWireless operationA:B and C groups: why and howGroup ratiosGetting the flash off the cameraFirst and second curtain syncStroboscopic modeAnd much more!This DVD picks up where the manual leaves off, helping you to integrate flash photography into your image-making arsenal.Tim Mantoani has been a professional photographer for over twenty years. Shooting everything from professional athletes and celebrities to fashion and products, his work has appeared in numerous national ad campaigns and magazines.