Learn how to use reflectors, Speedlights and portable strobes as an extension to your camera and eye when shooting portraits on location. Covering all the aspects pertaining to Speedlights like TTL, Manual flash for on-camera and off-camera shooting.
- Small groups with a maximum of 10 attendees who each get to work personally with the equipment and directing a location shoot.
- Day 1: Class presentation covering fundamental aspects of flash and hands-on demonstration on various aspects of indoor and outdoor lighting. Demystifying the use of Equipment such as Triggers, Stands, Speedlights, Portable Strobes and Reflectors.
- Day 2: You get to participate and direct a practical shoot, covering all the most important portrait lighting setups. We emphasise typical problems you may encounter when shooting on location, and how to solve them.
For whom is this course?
- Intermediate photographers who would like to improve their flash photography when shooting portraits and weddings on location.
- A digital SLR camera or Mirrorless camera with full Manual control and a Speedlight (s).
- Basic – intermediate understanding of how to set up your camera i.e. able to change ISO, Shutter speed, Aperture, accessing the various focusing modes etc.
Key Aspects Covered
- Camera settings when using flash
- How to use your speedlight as an extension of your camera
- Lighting Equipment, Speedlights, TTL and Manual flash demystified
- Using on-camera flash, indoor and bounce flash
- Using reflectors and diffusers
- Mixed lighting; combine flash with ambient, or natural light. Including dragging the shutter and strobist techniques
- Triggering multiple flashes
- Using off-camera flash with a softbox and umbrella
- Lighting systems: 3-light, 2-light, 1-light, cross lighting, clamshell lighting etc.
- Preventative measures to problems you may encounter when shooting on location
- Hand-outs: Quick guide, E-book including lighting setups and diagrams
- Learn how to use Reflectors, Diffusers, Continuous Lights as an extension to your camera and eye when shooting portraits on location.
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