Photography | Page 8 | The Photographer Academy

Creative Location Flash Class 03 - Burlesque Boudoir

Academy, Academy Pro, Academy Business

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

Introduction to Speedlites Class 05 - Triggering Speedlites with Pop-up Flash

Academy, Academy Pro, Academy Business

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

Academy, Academy Pro, Academy Business

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

Take Control Of Your Camera Class 10 - Shooting Modes

Academy, Academy Pro, Academy Business

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 04 - Group Portrait in the Home

Academy, Academy Pro, Academy Business

Family events and parties are common shooting scenarios where you might not think to add flash, but this provides a perfect opportunity to shoot images that jump out from the crowd. So, follow Mark...Watch now

Getting Started Class 01 - Choosing your DSLR

Academy, Academy Pro, Academy Business

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 04 - Parkour Sports Portraits

Academy, Academy Pro, Academy Business

Be inspired by Pro Adventure sports Photographer Nadir Khan as you get to see him shooting powerful parkour images in a quiet seaside town, combining unique locations, acrobatic skills and Hi-Sync...Watch now

Introduction to Speedlites Class 06 - Master & Slave Triggering

Academy, Academy Pro, Academy Business

Once you have more than one flash unit most manufacturers allow for using them in sync by setting an on-camera unit as a Master controller and turning other units into Slaves. This allows you to get...Watch now

Creative Location Flash Class 15 - Urban Fantasy

Academy, Academy Pro, Academy Business

The key to creative lighting is ultimately the modifiers you choose to shape and control the light to create the effect you want. A Fresnel Spotlight is a powerful, focusable light modifier that...Watch now

The Basics Of Flash Class - Clock and Compass Part 1

Academy, Academy Pro, Academy Business

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 05 - Editorial Portraits on location

Academy, Academy Pro, Academy Business

As a working photographer you will mainly be shooting images to serve a specific purpose, and this is especially true for commissioned editorial shoots. We head out on location with Mark to The Olive...Watch now

Getting Started Class 02 - Basic Camera Functions

Academy, Academy Pro, Academy Business

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

Creative Location Flash Class 05 - Magazine Editorial Interiors & Portraits

Academy, Academy Pro, Academy Business

It’s always worth bearing in mind is that flash isn’t just for shooting people, and you should develop your flash skills for a variety of scenarios, especially if looking to become a working...Watch now

Take Control Of Your Camera Class 01 - Exposure and Metering

Academy, Academy Pro, Academy Business

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 07 - Radio Triggers for Speedlite

Academy, Academy Pro, Academy Business

Once you’re ready to take your Speedlite photography to that next level, you will need to be looking at taking your flashes off camera, and to do this you will need a way to control all of the units...Watch now

The Basics Of Flash Class - Clock and Compass Part 2

Academy, Academy Pro, Academy Business

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 06 - Creating light & Controlling Backgrounds

Academy, Academy Pro, Academy Business

Mark takes you through the process of introducing off-camera flash, guiding you step-by-step to create images with real impact. Recorded on location during a live workshop Mark guide the delegates...Watch now

Getting Started Class 03 - Before You Begin Basic Housekeeping

Academy, Academy Pro, Academy Business

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

Creative Location Flash Class 06 - Magazine Editorial Interiors & Portraits 2

Academy, Academy Pro, Academy Business

It’s always worth bearing in mind is that flash isn’t just for shooting people, and you should develop your flash skills for a variety of scenarios, especially if looking to become a working...Watch now

Take Control Of Your Camera Class 02 - Understanding ISO

Academy, Academy Pro, Academy Business

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