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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

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

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

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

Off Camera Flash On Location Class 07 - Flashing Where the Sun Don’t Shine

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In this webinar Ken will talk about the 5 elements to a great shot, Light, Location, Pose, Story & Impact, and which should come first! Dealing with situations of poor light, when to use off...Watch now

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Creative Location Flash Class 03 - Burlesque Boudoir

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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