with Neil van Niekerk
Online Class

Off-Camera Flash Photography

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Overview

Whether you’'re an aspiring professional or a passionate enthusiast, you'’ll gain valuable insights as Neil leads you through his shooting strategies in a variety of settings, both indoors and out. Learn the most effective methods of controlling your camera to prevent shake using remote flash with optical and radio sensors. See how to set your metering properly using both manual and through-the-lens (TTL) modes. You'’ll diffuse your light using soft boxes, umbrellas and other gear and get tips for positioning and directing your subject. With Neil'’s professional techniques and feedback, you’'ll soon have magazine-quality photos of your clients, family and friends!

Details

  • advanced
  • 9 episodes
  • 2h27m

Included in this Class

1. Intro to Off-Camera Flash
13m

1. Intro to Off-Camera Flash

Meet Neil and see great examples of effective use of off-camera flash photography, with a discussion of location and subject positioning.

2. Gear & Setup
15m

2. Gear & Setup

Learn what gear you'll need for using off-camera flash, including battery packs, wireless transmitters and modifiers such as umbrellas and soft boxes.

3. Using a Speedlight
28m

3. Using a Speedlight

Neil demystifies the speedlight's many settings and how to adjust them, whether you're shooting with automatic metering or manually adjusting your camera's exposure.

1. Intro to Off-Camera Flash

1. Intro to Off-Camera Flash

2. Gear & Setup

2. Gear & Setup

3. Using a Speedlight

3. Using a Speedlight

4. Exposure Metering Techniques

4. Exposure Metering Techniques

5. Perfect Portrait: From Speedlight Setup to Posing

5. Perfect Portrait: From Speedlight Setup to Posing

6. Shooting Against Bright Light

6. Shooting Against Bright Light

7. Soft Light Outdoors

7. Soft Light Outdoors

8. Harsh Light Outdoors

8. Harsh Light Outdoors

9. Using Two Speedlights

9. Using Two Speedlights