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Off Camera Flash On Location Class 01 - Metering Flash

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Using a flash meter, is a key skill when determining correct exposure when using flash on location, and also how to use a meter correctly when mixing flash with ambient light. Mark guides you through...Watch now

The Basics Of Flash Class - Clock and Compass Part 3

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A key principle of The Clock & Compass method is that the camera remains a fixed point, so how does this effect your lighting when the subject changes their pose or position? Mark simply explains...Watch now

Creative Location Flash Class 01 - Advanced Flash Techniques

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Mark introduces you to the concepts behind getting advanced with your location flash photography. Guiding you through the key techniques that can be used to bring more impact and creativity to your...Watch now

Getting Started Class 05 - Back of the Camera

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Once you’ve got familiar with the outside of the camera he next step is learning how to access and adjust some of the configuration settings and more advanced options. Brian now explains the range of...Watch now

Introduction to Speedlites Class 03 - The Speedlite Unit

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Speedlites units are different to other flash types in that each manufacturer generally makes specific units that work only with their own camera systems. However, they do all tend to have pretty...Watch now

Creative Location Flash Class 12 - Woodland Fairy-tale

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The versatility of each piece of your equipment is something you should really consider when looking to get into off-camera flash. The ability to create different looks with the same equipment not...Watch now

Take Control Of Your Camera Class 03 - Understanding Histograms

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The histogram can be one of a digital photographers’ strongest tools when deciding on the correct exposure for an image, but initially I can be hard to interpret the information. Brian explains how...Watch now

Off Camera Flash On Location Class 02 - Basics of Flash on Location

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Mark introduces you to the concepts behind getting started with the basics of using flash on location. Guiding you step-by-step through the process of mixing ambient light with flash to take your...Watch now

The Basics Of Flash Class - Clock and Compass Part 4

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When starting with flash it often be hard to understand what each light is doing and how you decide what is the right amount of lights needed to create the look you’re after. Beginning with just one...Watch now

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