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

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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

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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

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 04 - Group Portrait in the Home

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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 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

Creative Location Flash Class 04 - Parkour Sports Portraits

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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

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

Introduction to Speedlites Class 06 - Master & Slave Triggering

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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

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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 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

Off Camera Flash On Location Class 05 - Editorial Portraits on location

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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 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

Creative Location Flash Class 05 - Magazine Editorial Interiors & Portraits

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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 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

Introduction to Speedlites Class 07 - Radio Triggers for Speedlite

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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 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

Off Camera Flash On Location Class 06 - Creating light & Controlling Backgrounds

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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 06 - Formatting Cards

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One thing you definitely need to get right before shooting is getting your memory cards correctly formatted. Mark shows you how to do this, and explains why formatting and deleting are not the same,...Watch now

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

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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 04 - Exposure Compensation

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Once you have an understanding of exposure and can see what the camera is doing for you a good tool to help you take a bit more control over your images is Exposure compensation. If your cameras auto...Watch now