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The Editorial Apprentices - The Drum Depot Part 3

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Learn how to shoot editorial portraits on Location. Mark Cleghorn demonstrates his approach to shooting an editorial shoot on location. Ending off the apprentices’ informative first location shoot,...Watch now

Litemotive - Fashion on Location with Elinchrom

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Mark shoots male hipster fashion on location with the impressive Litemotive Direct softbox from Elinchrom. This enormous softbox helps Mark to create an almost sunlight quality to the lighting...Watch now

Maternity - Charlotte in the Studio Part 4

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We join Mark in the studio to observe as he guides you through how he shoots a full maternity session with our wonderful model Charlotte. Starting with the basics and then gradually building the...Watch now

The Editorial Apprentices - The Drum Depot Part 1

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Learn how to shoot editorial portraits on Location. Mark Cleghorn and the editorial apprentices arrive at the Drum Depot, for their first location shoot. Arriving at their first location shoot, the...Watch now

Colour Balance - The Ezybalance by Lastolite

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Learn about the importance of correct colour balance throughout your entire shooting workflow as Mark guides you through what the Lastolite Ezybalance is and why you should be using it in your...Watch now

Maternity - Charlotte in the Studio Part 3

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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

Introduction to The Loki One

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Since DSLR cameras have been able to capture video the gap between photographer and videographer has been getting smaller. Sam Olly is joined by Matt Marais from LOKI camera gear to look at a product...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

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

Take Control Of Your Camera Class 05 - White Balance

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When starting to take photos light is the most important factor, but how we see light and how a camera sees it are very different. The temperature, or colour, of light varies depending on the source...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

The Basics Of Flash Class - Clock and Compass Part 6

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When it comes to high quality, professional looking, flash images three really is the magic number. A three-light set-up is a really strong base from which to create a wide range of different flash...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

Getting Started Class 07 - File Types Jpeg and RAW

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A feature that you probably wouldn’t have had in non DSLR cameras is the option to shoot a RAW version of your images. Whilst you might think bigger is always better Brian explains the differences...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

Take Control Of Your Camera Class 06 - Focusing Modes

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When using automatic focussing DSLR cameras offer you a variety of different options to make sure you stand the best chance of getting your image in focus depending on the type of photography you are...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

The Basics Of Flash Class - Clock and Compass Part 7

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Now you’ve mastered the key essentials of lighting you might be looking at maybe taking your images to a more professional or advanced level. A four-light set-up is the mainstay of any professional...Watch now