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Creative Location Flash Class 02 - Mountain Rescue Editorial

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Academy Portrait Master Kenny Martin heads out into the hills for this editorial session with Jenny and her mountain rescues dog. This session is for a magazine spread, so Kenny shows how he sets up...Watch now

Getting Started Class 04 - Getting to Know Your DSLR

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When moving up from a simpler camera system DSLRs often differ the most in the amount of buttons and options on the back of the camera. By having these options at your fingertips, it can help you to...Watch now

Introduction to Speedlites Class 04 - The Zoom Function

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The zoom function on a Speedlite unit is a feature that, on the surface, appears to simply be a way to ensure that as you zoom into a subject using your lens that the unit mounted on camera adjusts...Watch now

Creative Location Flash Class 13 - Wet and Wild Portraits

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As a photographer you should never be afraid of experimenting or trying something new, even if it isn’t what you had in mind to begin with. Apprentice John takes Mark & Osy to his local beach,...Watch now

Take Control Of Your Camera Class 04 - Exposure Compensation

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Once you have an understanding of exposure and can see what the camera is doing for you a good tool to help you take a bit more control over your images is Exposure compensation. If your cameras auto...Watch now

Off Camera Flash On Location Class 03 - Lifestyle ETTL Flash Portraits

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Using off-Camera flash doesn’t always mean complicated set-ups and lots of time, Academy master Michael Corsentino shows you how quick and simple it can be to create simple lifestyle images using...Watch now

The Basics Of Flash Class - Clock and Compass Part 5

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After mastering one light, to really take your images to the next level, you need to bring in other lights to start to take control and bring style to your images. The key to using multiple lights is...Watch now

Creative Location Flash Class 03 - Burlesque Boudoir

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An easy way to shoot a great image is to go to a great location, like in this Boudoir shoot, in the amazing Café De Paris in London. We join Mark during a live workshop where he guides you and the...Watch now

Getting Started Class 06 - Formatting Cards

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One thing you definitely need to get right before shooting is getting your memory cards correctly formatted. Mark shows you how to do this, and explains why formatting and deleting are not the same,...Watch now

Introduction to Speedlites Class 05 - Triggering Speedlites with Pop-up Flash

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When starting out often you might only have one Speedlite unit and you might not want to use it on your camera, so how can you trigger it without any additional equipment? Mark explains the two main...Watch now

Creative Location Flash Class 14 - Venetian Dancers

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Personal projects are a great way to develop your lighting skills without the pressure of a client watching your every move. Mark regularly collaborates with dancers to shoot something a little bit...Watch now

Take Control Of Your Camera Class 05 - White Balance

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When starting to take photos light is the most important factor, but how we see light and how a camera sees it are very different. The temperature, or colour, of light varies depending on the source...Watch now

Off Camera Flash On Location Class 04 - Group Portrait in the Home

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Family events and parties are common shooting scenarios where you might not think to add flash, but this provides a perfect opportunity to shoot images that jump out from the crowd. So, follow Mark...Watch now

The Basics Of Flash Class - Clock and Compass Part 6

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When it comes to high quality, professional looking, flash images three really is the magic number. A three-light set-up is a really strong base from which to create a wide range of different flash...Watch now

Creative Location Flash Class 04 - Parkour Sports Portraits

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Be inspired by Pro Adventure sports Photographer Nadir Khan as you get to see him shooting powerful parkour images in a quiet seaside town, combining unique locations, acrobatic skills and Hi-Sync...Watch now

Getting Started Class 07 - File Types Jpeg and RAW

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A feature that you probably wouldn’t have had in non DSLR cameras is the option to shoot a RAW version of your images. Whilst you might think bigger is always better Brian explains the differences...Watch now

Introduction to Speedlites Class 06 - Master & Slave Triggering

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Once you have more than one flash unit most manufacturers allow for using them in sync by setting an on-camera unit as a Master controller and turning other units into Slaves. This allows you to get...Watch now

Creative Location Flash Class 15 - Urban Fantasy

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The key to creative lighting is ultimately the modifiers you choose to shape and control the light to create the effect you want. A Fresnel Spotlight is a powerful, focusable light modifier that...Watch now

Take Control Of Your Camera Class 06 - Focusing Modes

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When using automatic focussing DSLR cameras offer you a variety of different options to make sure you stand the best chance of getting your image in focus depending on the type of photography you are...Watch now

Off Camera Flash On Location Class 05 - Editorial Portraits on location

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As a working photographer you will mainly be shooting images to serve a specific purpose, and this is especially true for commissioned editorial shoots. We head out on location with Mark to The Olive...Watch now