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Canon Speedlite 600EX-RT Off-Camera Wireless Radio System

In order to attend this class you MUST do the following:
1. RSVP here on Meetup
2. Follow the link to the Canon site to pay and register

Presented by:  Jim Rose
Program:  Canon Live Learning San Francisco
Date:  August 28, 2014
Time:  6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Fee:  $39
Location:  Canon Live Learning San Francisco
201 California St.
San Francisco, California 94111
Questions:  [masked]

Once you’ve learned the basic principals of how the Canon Speedlite system works, you may be ready for off-camera flash to start creating depth and dimension in your images through creating highlights and shadows. This class goes into depth on how the Speedlite 600Ex-RT works, using its radio-based wireless transmission. You’ll learn menu navigation, custom functions and personal functions as well as how to use single or multiple flash units off camera to create beautiful light ANYWHERE!

Your instructor will show you how he uses multiple Speedlite 600EX-RT flash units to create special lighting environments for a scene to enhance the subject, all controlled wirelessly from the camera. He’ll show you how he uses Speedlites for everything from simple head and shoulders portraits to street scenes or illuminating interiors.

We'll will share the keys to softening the light output with modifiers for a more natural look. We’ll also touch on filtering the color of the light on the subject to match the ambient surroundings, again, for a more pleasing and natural feel.

What you will learn:

How and where to use the different shooting modes on the Speedlite 600EX-RT
How to navigate the flash menus
How to use the camera menu to control flash units
The basics on flash-fill
How to set ratios between multiple Speedlites
How to shoot in manual camera mode with automatic flash settings
How to shoot in fully automatic mode
How to use high-speed sync
How to filter flash to balance with the existing light
How to light for portraiture
How to light large industrial settings
How to use set up wireless flashes and the Speedlite Transmitter ST-E3-RT to trigger off-camera Speedlites
How to use off-camera flash with a single Speedlite 

What to bring:

Your camera, with memory card
Fully charged battery
One or two lenses
Speedlite (If you have one)
Speedlite Transmitter ST-E3-RT (If you have one)
Instruction manuals
A willingness to learn 

What is provided:

Canon notebook, pen and lens cloth
Excellent instruction
Coffee, water and light snacks

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  • Clarisse

    Any chance this meeting can also be in San Jose?

    September 9, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Informative Techniques means no hands on experience, right?

    August 22, 2014

  • Jim R.

    Joao, it is not necessary to own a Speedlite for this class. There will be a lot of informative techniques discussed you will benefit from. Thanks for the question!

    August 22, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    If a Speedlite is not provided as part of the class does it mean that I won't have hands on experience unless I have one and bring it to the class?

    August 21, 2014

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