Using current Nikon or Canon speed light with film cameras

I received several questions on my Instagram and Facebook Page about how I use my Nikon SB800 with my older or antique film cameras. I get it. It's winter time. Who wants to go out door for natural light when you can stay in and get all toasty in front of the fireplace. Since film loves light, here is a super simple solution to your winter film photography woes:

The result?  This is using my Nikon SB800 at 1/4 power f2.8, ss 1/60 with umbrellas as the light modifier:

©Joyce C. Kang-Pentax645n and Nikon SB800

Blog Contributor and Writer:  Joyce Kang

Joyce Kang selfie black and white on mamiya c330
Joyce Kang selfie black and white on mamiya c330

Joyce Kang is a children & family photographer in Austin Texas.  She is also a mentor and an instructor for Embrace The Grain, an intro to film photography workshop.  She is married to her best friend and enjoys outdoors with her family.  She loves to curl up with a good book and has a terrible addiction to any thing that tops with a heaping scoop of ice cream drizzled with chocolate fudge!

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