Introduction to Off Camera Flash

Introduction to Off Camera Flash Speedlights Workshop Course

Photography Workshops and Courses in Northern Ireland

Create Sunset Portraits

Using Off Camera Fill Flash

Sundet portrait using off camera flash speedlights
Create Sunset Portraits Using Off Camera Flash.

Who is it For?

Introduction to Off Camera Flash Speedlights Workshop is a photography course ideal for beginners. 

Many photographers use only natural light and struggle with the technical aspect of flash in their photography.  If this is you then Introduction to Off Camera Flash Speedlights course is perfect. 

Perhaps you use flash only on camera, and would like to discover the possibilities of using speed lights off camera. 

If you already use flash off camera and would like to improve on your core off camera flash lighting skills and techniques then this photography workshop is ideal. 

Almost Anywhere Can Make a Great Background

Using Off Camera Flash

(This was a builders skip)

Contemporary portrait using off camera flash at the side of a skip
Off Camera Flash Using a Skip as a Background.

What will you Learn?

  • Camera and flash settings for off camera flash.
  • How and why to get the flash off camera.
  • Positioning of off camera flash to your subject.
  • Hard and soft light and when to use each.
  • Off camera flash lighting modifiers - how and when to use each type.
  • How to seamlessly blend flash with natural light.
  • How to create dramatically lit off camera flash work.
  • TTL or manual flash? Understand the difference.
  • How to deal with difficult lighting challenges.
  • Best advice on equipment needed.
Create Contemporary Portraits

Using Off Camera Flash

Create contemporary urban portraits using off camera flash
Create Contemporary Urban Portraits.

About this Workshop

Introduction to Off Camera Flash Speedlights Workshop is a photography course held by Nigel Fleming Photography at his commercial studio in Dungannon, and a nearby location. 

This is a one day photography course, which is usually held on a given Sunday, and runs from 12 – 5pm. 

The first part of the day is spent in the studio, looking at how and why to get the flash off camera. Also camera and flash settings, light positioning, TTL vs manual flash, lighting modifiers etc. Emphasis in placed on ensuring attending photographers gain the knowhow to confidently use off camera flash. 

Everything is explained in a jargon free way, and is demonstrated live so you can see it all in action. 

Places are limited to 6 to 8. This ensures all questions are answered, and providing ample time for each photographer to photograph each lighting setup during the afternoon practical session.

Cont‘d below….

Natural Light (left)

Off Camera Flash (right)

Natural Light Photography Vs Off Camera Flash
Natural Light Above. Compare Natural Light with Off Camera Flash Below.
Natural Light compared to Off Camera Flash Speedlights
Off Camera Speedlight Through a Wrought Iron Gate.

About this Workshop

Cont‘d

The second part of the day is spent outdoors at a nearly location. This is your opportunity to put it all into practise with the workshop model. There’s no better way to learn than with your own camera in hand. Full feedback, and corrective advice will be given as you work. 

During the afternoon we will fit in as many different lighting setups as we can. 

The outdoor practical afternoon session also gives the attending photographers great photos to take away from the workshop, and edit to use in their portfolio. 

Some light lunch/tea/coffee is also provided during a break. 

Introduction to Off Camera Flash Speedlights Workshop Cost - £95
Fill Flash (before & after)

Using an Off Camera Speedlight

Fill Flash using an off camera speedlight
Fill Flash Using an Off Camera Speedlight

What to bring

A DSLR camera with standard hotshoe.

Memory Card.

Charged batteries.

What's Provided

All off camera flash speedlights and lighting modifiers.

Flash triggers.

Professional model.

Light lunch/tea/coffee.

Off Camera Flash Gallery

Off Camera Flash Video

Introduction to Off Camera Flash Speedlights Workshop

Book a Place or Make an Enquiry
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