Speedlite | The Photographer Academy

Shooting with Speedlites

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Filmed live on location at The Academy Week in Ireland, follow along with the delegates in this in-depth series of films that take you from the basics to the creative of photographing people. From...Watch now

Introduction to Speedlites Part 2

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Filmed live on location at The Academy Week in Ireland, follow along with the delegates in this in-depth series of films that take you from the basics to the creative of photographing people. From...Watch now

Introduction to Speedlites Part 1

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Filmed live on location at The Academy Week in Ireland, follow along with the delegates in this in-depth series of films that take you from the basics to the creative of photographing people. From...Watch now

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

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

Introduction to Speedlites Class 04 - The Zoom Function

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The zoom function on a Speedlite unit is a feature that, on the surface, appears to simply be a way to ensure that as you zoom into a subject using your lens that the unit mounted on camera adjusts...Watch now

Off Camera Flash On Location Class 03 - Lifestyle ETTL Flash Portraits

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Using off-Camera flash doesn’t always mean complicated set-ups and lots of time, Academy master Michael Corsentino shows you how quick and simple it can be to create simple lifestyle images using...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

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

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

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

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

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

Creative Location Flash Class 07 - Shooting Bands

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In this webinar we join advertising and commercial portrait photographer George Fairbairn. George shares a selection of his amazing images as well as tips and tricks on how he creates his images...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