Happening this weekend

From: Ian M.
Sent on: Thursday, January 31, 2013 10:10 AM

Happening in the next few days


Tonight  (Thursday)

Join us for a night shoot workshop in Boston and take advantage of the warmer temperature (a balmy 42 degrees)

7.30  limited to just 8   - $35  Just three spots left



Saturday :  A workshop on advanced use of your flash.

If you have attended a flash class in the past but want to learn more then

come along and get to get the skinny on  Channels, groups, setups,  triggers and modifiers.

It doesn’t matter whether you have Canon or Nikon.

Sat 2nd  9am -12 noon  $65  Limited number of spaces.



Saturday :    Photography Business Survival Skills  (Marketing and Pricing)

After 40 years as a photographer Ian knows a thing or two about the business.

In this three hour session he will share his knowledge, hints, tips and advice and

teach you the key skills you need to survive in the Photography Business.

Finding, nurturing and keeping clients

Knowing how much to charge – knowing when to say no.

Sat 2pm – 5pm   $75



Sunday : Master your Nikon Flash Workshop  

Bring your camera and SB910, SB900, SB 800 , SB700, or SB600 and let Ian

take the mystery out of how to correctly set it up and use it effectively.

Sun 3rd   $50   10am -3pm   Juast three spaces left.




Next Weekend and Beyond


Feb 9th  9am -12noon  Mastering your metering modes



Feb 9th  2pm – 5pm  Photoshop and elements skills for photographers   



A weekend Portraiture Master-class  Sat Feb 16  and Sun Feb  17


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A small group Master-class for those looking to learn and improve their portraiture skills.

Using  ambient light, indoor and outdoor shoots, simple Speedlight flash setups and moving to

more complex set-ups with high-end studio strobes you will cover a wide range of techniques and

gain a valuable understanding of how manage, pose and shoot clients in a variety of styles.

Feb    16th -17th  Feb    $350  Just 4 spots left.






Sat Feb 23rd   The Sun in your pocket

Mastering Canon Flash  E.P. Levine’s Studio 10am -3pm  $60


Full Description Below.



·         If you’re at all curious about flash and want to have a complete introduction to how to use it in your photography then this one day intensive is for you.

Don’t have a Speedlight of your own – no problem, there are a handful available for you to try out during the class.

Specifically tailored for Canon Speedlight users this class may cover:

•The best uses for on- and off-camera Speedlights

•Deciding between Manual and E-TTL flash control

•Putting Flash Exposure Compensation to use

•Grip gear for Speedlites - from ultra-portable to ultra-sturdy

•On-flash modifiers: grids, snoots, diffusers, ringlight adapters, etc.

•Off-flash modifiers: umbrellas, softboxes, diffusion panels, reflectors, beauty dish, etc.

•Using your Speedlights bounce and zoom as a light modifier

•Corded solutions for moving your Speedlite off-camera

•Sorting out radio triggers: dumb vs. intelligent

•Setting up the 580EX/EXII as a wireless Master

•Setting up the 580EX/EXII and 430EX/EXII as wireless Slaves

•Organizing multiple Speedlites with Groups and Channels

•All the Syncs: High-speed, 1st-curtain, 2nd-curtain, Slow-speed

•Custom functions: optimizing your Speedlites

•Strategies for portrait lighting

•Strategies for product / food lighting

•Strategies for event / wedding photography

•Fill-flash techniques

•Using gels for color correction and dramatic effects

•Battery charging and storage

•One-, two-, three-Speedlight kits (and beyond!)

•Gang light: the how and why of firing a large number of Speedlights together

•Using Speedlights with studio lights

Suitable for all levels, you will receive expert instruction on how to get the best from your Speedlight in a host of situations.

At the end of the workshop you will feel confident setting your Speedlight’s controls to get

the best shot you can get. You will know the advantages and disadvantages of TTL versus

Manual operation and will have experienced the many ways in which your speedlight can be modified.

Sponsored by E.P Levine and ExpoImaging the makers of Rogue Flash-bender equipment

you will have an opportunity to try out some of their flash modifying equipment and earn

yourself a handsome discount on their products when you buy them at EP Levine in Waltham.

You will also get a chance to view the excellent speedlights from the Nissin Company that are

totally Canon compatible at a very competitive price. The 580 equivalent even has a second built in

Sub-flash tube which fills in shadows when you are bouncing the main flash.

The class will run from 10am until 3pm on Saturday Feb 23 and will be located in the

excellent studios at E.P. Levine in Waltham. Cost is just $60 for this wonderful introduction to Canon Speedlight’s.







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