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Introduction to Speedlites Class 09 - Softboxes for Speedlites

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As a photographer, working with Speedlites should be no different to any form of lighting, and to take great images you need to control and shape the light to create the look that you want. However,...Watch now

Take Control Of Your Camera Class 09 - Aperture Priority Mode

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Brian explains the why you may choose to set the camera into Aperture Priority mode, how depth of field effects your images and the effects that can be created by shooting in this mode. Brian also...Watch now

Off Camera Flash On Location Class 08 - Gritty Black & White Portraits

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Portraits are all about bringing out the character of your subject, and flash can be a crucial tool to help this process and produce images that reflect the style of the subject. In this film Mark...Watch now

Creative Location Flash Class 08 - Male Hipster Fashion

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Mark shoots male hipster fashion on location with the impressive Litemotive Direct softbox from Elinchrom. This enormous softbox helps Mark to create an almost sunlight quality to the lighting...Watch now

Introduction to Speedlites Class 10 - Creative Accessories for Speedlite

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In more recent years the popularity of Speedlites has led to a boom in the range of modifiers available to help you really get creative with your Speedlites. Mark demonstrates how these can help you...Watch now

Take Control Of Your Camera Class 10 - Shooting Modes

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Academy Master David Robbins guides you through the main shooting modes that can be found on most DSLR cameras. Using on location examples David demonstrates how to set and use each mode, beginning...Watch now

Off Camera Flash On Location Class 09 - Beach Portraits

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It might seem obvious but the power of off-camera flash is that you can use it pretty much anytime, anywhere, so why not hire a model and head out to shoot something a bit different. Follow Mark as...Watch now

Getting Started Class 01 - Choosing your DSLR

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Step one in getting started is choosing the right camera for you, so Academy Master Brian explains the main factors you should consider when choosing your first DSLR camera. Starting with the camera...Watch now

Creative Location Flash Class 09 - Fine Art Gothic Fashion

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Fine art photographer Rebecca Bathory shoots her distinctive style of gothic fashion on location, combining off-camera flash, art direction and smoke effects to produce unique and striking images...Watch now

Introduction to Speedlites Class 11 - Lighting a Male portrait with Speedlite

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In this film Mark teaches you the basics of using the Speedlites to create stunning male portraits. Explaining each lights purpose in a lighting setup, where to position it and the effect it will...Watch now

The Basics Of Flash Class - Clock and Compass Part 1

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Before we dive into actually lighting and shooting images with flash there are a few key concepts to cover first. In this introduction Mark explains the Dark Zone & Hot Zones for lighting, where...Watch now

Off Camera Flash On Location Class 10 - Gothic Location Portraits

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Join Mark out on location on the amazing welsh coast as he and the delegates shoot awesome Gothic portraits with his brilliant muse Ryo. Recorded on location during a live workshop, as the light...Watch now

Getting Started Class 02 - Basic Camera Functions

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The next step once you’ve bought your camera is putting all the parts together. Master Mark Cleghorn now walks you through the process of fitting your battery, installing a card and mounting your...Watch now

Introduction to Speedlites Class 01 - The Basics of Flash

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When you’re looking to get started why would you choose to even use a Speedlite? Mark quickly guides you through why you would want to use a Speedlite rather than just a built-in pop-up flash, and...Watch now

Creative Location Flash Class 10 - Creative Concepts

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Top photographer Richard P Walton talks about his love of photography and gives us an insight into his conceptual photography. During this hour-long webinar Richie will talk through some of his...Watch now

Take Control Of Your Camera Class 01 - Exposure and Metering

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Learn how to correctly expose an image with your DSLR using the built-in camera metering systems. First, Brian explains how each of the various modes evaluate an image to give you an exposure reading...Watch now

Introduction to Speedlites Class 12 - Location Portraits with Speedlite

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The key to any flash photograph is understanding your lights and planning your shots. Mark demonstrates how quick and easy it should be to turn up at a location and produce a variety of images using...Watch now

The Basics Of Flash Class - Clock and Compass Part 2

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Powers and Ratios often put people off from starting with flash but there’s no need to worry, flash is just a light source, like a window or the sun. The main difference of course is that you have...Watch now

Off Camera Flash On Location Class 11 - Creative Urban Portraits

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Shooting amazing images can initially seem tricky, looking for the perfect location, the perfect light, etc. But once you master your lights even the most everyday places can be changed into eye-...Watch now

Getting Started Class 03 - Before You Begin Basic Housekeeping

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Before you rush out to start shooting it worth taking a few short moments to familiarise yourself with the additional features of your camera. Simple additions such as a lens hood and skylight filter...Watch now