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About This Course

Who this course is for:

  • Not suited for beginners who have only just purchased a camera
  • Suitable for beginners who are familiar with their camera, through to advanced and pro photographers

What you’ll learn: 

  • Know what type of equipment suits them best
  • Know how all of the gear fits together
  • Understand the various methods of triggering flashes
  • Know how to get perfect exposures using the manual mode
  • Discover how to make beautiful light for stunning images
  • Know how to control and light backgrounds
  • Understand and use various portrait lighting patterns
  • Know how to balance ambient and flash light
  • Know how to take dramatic images, indoors and outdoors

Requirements: 

  • The student must have a camera with a hot shoe and be capable of Manual mode
  • The student’s camera must have hot shoe, and be capable of Manual mode
  • At least one external flash, capable of varying power levels

Learn the fundamental principles and advanced concepts of using off-camera flash to take stunning portraits. This is a very comprehensive, practical photography course that covers everything you need to know.

Just because there is enough light in a room or outside to take a photo, doesn’t mean that it’s great light…. 

A powerful skill at your fingertips 

Advanced and professional photographers do not generally use any of the semi-automatic modes (Aperture, Shutter Speed priority etc.) when shooting in a studio environment. This course will demonstrate why, and show you just how easy it is to use Manual modes for consistent exposures and how it can aid the learning process. 

Our Promise to You

By the end of this course, you will have learned to use off-camera flash.

30 Day Money Back Guarantee. If you are unsatisfied for any reason, simply contact us and we’ll give you a full refund. No questions asked.

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Course Curriculum

3h 33m

Section 1 - Basics Of Solution-Focused Brief Therapy
The Type Of Cameras And Flashes You Need For Off-Camera Flash 00:00:00
Light Stands And Flash Umbrella Brackets 00:00:00
How To Trigger Off-Camera Flashes 00:00:00
Flashes And Triggers Update 00:00:00
Light Modifiers, What Are They For, And Why You Need Them. 00:00:00
Flash Heads Are Small, Modifiers Can Be Large, Avoid This Problem 00:00:00
Do I Need A Flash Meter For Perfect Exposures? 00:00:00
Section 2 - Exposure Considerations When Using Off-Camera Flash (Important, Please Watch)
Why We’re Using The Manual Mode, No Aperture Or Shutter Speed Priority, 00:00:00
Apertures And An Introduction To Indoor Exposure 00:00:00
Shutter Speeds And Its Role In Off-Camera Flash Photography 00:00:00
ISO And Its Role In Flash Exposure 00:00:00
Determining The Flash Power For Perfect Exposures 00:00:00
The Effect Of Flash To Subject Distance On Exposure 00:00:00
Flash Maximum Sync Speed And High Speed Sync 00:00:00
Section 3 - Indoor Photo Sessions
Simple First One-Light Setup 00:00:00
Controlling Background Light Spill 00:00:00
Light The Background For More Impact 00:00:00
Colouring The Background Using Gels 00:00:00
Use A Fill Light To Open Up The Shadows 00:00:00
Stunning Beauty Lighting Using A ‘Clam Shell’ Setup 00:00:00
More Drama Using A Harder Light Source 00:00:00
Portrait Lighting Patterns 00:00:00
Graphic Backgrounds Using Household Objects 00:00:00
Dramatic Light Using A Honeycomb Grid 00:00:00
Making A Whiter Than White Background 00:00:00
Stunning Beauty Lighting Using A ‘Tri-Flector’ 00:00:00
Section 4 - Outdoor Photo Sessions
Introduction To Outdoor Off Camera Flash Exposure 00:00:00
Flashes And Triggers Update 00:00:00
Dramatic Portraits Using Sky As Background 00:00:00
Balancing Ambient And Flash Light – Photo Session Between The Trees 00:00:00
Balancing Ambient Light And Flash – Photo Session At The Narrow Gauge Railway 00:00:00
Explanation And Demo Of High Speed Sync And Use Of ND Filter For Wider Apertures 00:00:00
High Speed Sync (HSS) – Wide Apertures On Bright Day 00:00:00
Graphic Or Grungy Backgrounds – Store Shutters 00:00:00
Graphic Or Grungy Backgrounds – Graffiti (Using HSS) 00:00:00
Graphic Or Grungy Backgrounds – A Brick Wall (Using HSS) 00:00:00
Section 5 - Bonus Video On Product Photography Using Off Camera Flash
DIY Product Photography Setup 00:00:00
Section 6 - Course Conclusion
Final Words 00:00:00
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