August 15, 2020
at 9:00am -
with James Adams, Cr.Photog., CPP
Flash photography can be a challenge. With the basic understanding of how your flash works, what the different modes are, and how to add sufficient light to the scene you're capturing, you can turn out some very good work. When it comes to creating great work, fantastic images, and disguising the evidence a flash was used at all, you'll need a deeper understanding of how to use flash creatively. This workshop is best described as being intermediate level. We'll go beyond using just a speedlight on camera, and stop just short of using studio strobes. However, we will cover using your flash off camera, and really dive into features like TTL, and High Speed Synch, and when to use either one. We will work quite a bit with using flash in manual mode to optimize complete control over your lighting. As a bonus, we'll talk about how to "read" the lighting in your scene, and how to choose the best shooting locations. Attendees for this workshop should be very comfortable using your camera in Manual mode. Experience in using flash in manual mode as well will help considerably.
Items to bring: DSLR with any lens between 24-200mm
Speedlight or small, portable studio strobe
Remote flash trigger if you have one
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