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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

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

The Editorial Apprentices - Shooting Editorial Part 6 The Footballer

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Learn how to shoot editorial portraits in the studio. Mark Cleghorn gives the apprentices a treat in the form of a record holder trick footballer, for their last shoot of the day. Now on the last...Watch now

The Editorial Apprentices - Shooting Editorial Part 5 The Business Woman

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Learn how to shoot editorial portraits in the studio. Mark Cleghorn wraps up the second shoot, teaching you how to add more variety to an editorial shoot, by simply using natural light and the...Watch now

Maternity - Charlotte in the Studio Part 2

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Learn how to shoot beautiful maternity portraits in the studio. We join Mark in the studio to observe as he guides you through how he shoots a full maternity session with our wonderful model...Watch now

Maternity - Charlotte in the Studio Part 1

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Learn how to shoot beautiful maternity portraits in the studio. We join Mark in the studio to observe as he guides you through how he shoots a full maternity session with our wonderful model...Watch now