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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

Introduction to Speedlites Class 02 - How does a Speedlite Work

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Speedlites, whilst small, share pretty much the same approach to creating light as any other type of flash and therefore are subject to the same controls and techniques that apply to other flash...Watch now

Creative Location Flash Class 11 - Dark Angel Dancer

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Mark gets creative on location with the utilising the powerful and portable Elinchrom ELB400 lights to create a striking series of dance images along this dramatic and imposing section of the welsh...Watch now

Take Control Of Your Camera Class 02 - Understanding ISO

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ISO is one of the key factors in perfect exposure, but what do all the numbers actually mean? Brian cuts through all the noise and explains the purpose it serves when exposing your images, the...Watch now

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