Learn How to Best Operate Your Electronic Flash / Speedlight
How to create beautiful natural looking lighting with electronic flashes
Types and common features of electonic flashes
What features really matter
The camera's Popup Flash and how to use it and when to not use it
External Flashes / Speedlights
TTL Automatic Flash, how it works
Manual flash control
Guide Numbers, what are they?
Flash sync speed
Direct and bounced lighting techniques
Flash light modifiers
Balancing ambient (existing light) with flash light for optimal results
High Speed Sync
Commander/Remote (Master/Slave Configuration)
Pitfalls to avoid
Modes that may cause problems
Class Participants Are Saying...
"Taking quality pictures with a flash is a complex process. Kevin has simplified things so I can now use my flash with confidence!"
"I've been to several workshops and Kevin's is by far the best in terms of practical learning and experience you can use every day."
Understanding of the basics of photography including setting exposure modes, ISO, aperture, and shutter speed.
Your camera must allow you to fully control exposure settings in "Manual, "Aperture Priority", and "Shutter Priorty" Exposure Modes such as a DSLR.
Own at least one electronic flash/speelight. (Many cameras have a built-in flash. This class is more suited to photographers who own at least one electronic flash that can be mounted on top the camera or remotely triggered. This includes multiple-flash triggering.)
Flashes supporting TTL features such as Canon Speedlites, Nikon Speedlights, Yongnuo, Phottix, etc.
Flashes supporting Manual operation including the brands above and others
IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS about whether your equipment is well suited for this class, contact Kevin before signing up!
Here are a variety of images created with flashes/speedlights: