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Photography Workshops Message Board › The sun in your pocket - mastering Caonon Flash

The sun in your pocket - mastering Caonon Flash

Ian M.
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Weymouth, MA

The Sun in your Pocket

A workshop on mastering Canon Flash.

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 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.

The class will run from 10am until 4pm on Sunday and will be located out of the rain in the studio and classrooms at Ian Murray Photography in Pembroke. Cost is just $60 for this wonderful introduction to Canon Speedlight's.

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