Lighting | The Photographer Academy

The Editorial Apprentices - Speedlites on Location

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Mark and the apprentices head down to Cardiff bay to get to grips with going full manual with speedlites. Starting off Mark comes up with the shots and light positions demonstrating why and how he...Watch now

Advanced Studio Lighting with Elinchrom

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Mark introduces you to the concepts behind getting advanced with your studio flash photography. Guiding you through the key creative choices of how many lights to use and how to shape them, to create...Watch now

The Editorial Apprentices - Introduction To Speedlites

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The editorial apprentices get an introduction to speedlights. Instead of going straight out on location with some speedlights to capture headshots for a few actor clients, Mark guides the apprentices...Watch now

Shooting Bands with George Fairbairn - Composite Images Part 1

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George Fairbairn demonstrates how to shoot multiple band members for a composite image. Cutting out a subject and putting them on a completely different background can be time consuming and messy,...Watch now

The Editorial Apprentices - The Clock and Compass

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Now the apprentices are little more comfortable with off camera flash, Mark teaches them how to easily break down lighting with his clock and compass diagrams. Mark takes you through his clock and...Watch now

Teen Model Portfolio Studio Shoot

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Learn how to give young models the best opportunity by capturing great variety and beautiful portfolio images with mark Cleghorn. Mark demonstrates how to capture a variety of images for a young teen...Watch now

Speedlites - TTL on Location

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Armed with a camera, speedlites and smoke canisters Mark Cleghorn heads to the beach to test out the TTL capabilities of the Yongnuo speedlites. We go behind the scenes with Mark on an unplanned...Watch now

The Editorial Apprentices - Studio Headshots Part 2

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Mark and the Apprentices head back to the studio for an afternoon of studio headshots. With the technical side of things out of the way, Mark shoots the headshots demonstrating how he poses the...Watch now

The Editorial Apprentices - Studio Headshots Part 1

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Mark and the Apprentices head back to the studio for an afternoon of studio headshots. Before Mark and the apprentices get under way with headshots, Mark takes them through the three main setups hi...Watch now

Tether Tools with Robert Pugh - Rapid Mounts

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Get up to speed with TetherTools as Rob Pugh goes stands free out on location with the speed light RapidMounts. Get your speed lights up off the ground and go stands free, allowing you to take over a...Watch now

Litemotiv By Elinchrom - The Test Shoot

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We go behind the scenes with Mark Cleghorn as he tests out the Gigantic 190cm Litemotiv Octa Softbox by Elinchrom. Testing out a piece of kit before buying it is key, especially when it’s going to...Watch now

Night Photography - At the going down of the Sun with Marko Dutka

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We take a walk through Arnos Vale Cemetery at night with Marko Dutka, as he demonstrates his approach and the technical considerations for capturing war graves at night. Marko is a keen night...Watch now

Setting Up A Studio with Deborah Selwood

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Deborah Selwood gives you an exclusive inside look at her photography studio located inside an old mill. The Photographer Academy’s Ex-apprentice Deborah Selwood takes you through her photography...Watch now

Shooting Bands with George Fairbairn - Black and White

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George Fairbairn shows you how to shoot black and white band photography in the studio or on location. With these easy to follow techniques learn to shoot like a pro today. George takes you through...Watch now

Tether Tools with Robert Pugh - Grips and Clamps

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Get up to speed with TetherTools as Rob Pugh goes stands free out on location with the speedlight grips and clamps. Get your speed lights up off the ground and go stands free, allowing you to take...Watch now

Shooting Bands with George Fairbairn - Stage Lighting

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George Fairbairn shows you how to recreate stage lighting with three lights, two gels and a can of smoke. Trying to capture well lit portraits of bands while they rock out live on stage can be...Watch now

Families In The Studio

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Learn to perfectly light and capture variety when photographing a family in the studio with Mark Cleghorn. Mark breaks down his family studio session, explaining how he sets up his lighting for...Watch now

Shooting with Gels

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In this live demonstration Mark Cleghorn demonstrates his approach for using gels to correct mixed lighting or add shocking colour to bring the image alive. Mark demonstrates the many uses of gels...Watch now

Headshot Styles

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In this live demonstration Mark shares his techniques behind creating four distinct headshots and how to move away from average images. To capture sellable headshots you need to first start with...Watch now

Bridal Portraits on Location

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Mark Cleghorn takes us behind the scenes on one of his inspiration workshops. As Mark and the group of keen photographers shoot a bride on location. Mark and the group head down to a pier on the...Watch now