Past Meetup

Introduction to off-camera flash photography with Huy

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Price: £10.00 /per person

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Light is the most important tool the photographer need. There is no photograph without light.

For most of us, the first time we've used a flashgun was a disaster, shiny skins, dark background, horrible shadows... That's why we decided to go the "available light" way. But what if you learn to use this piece of gear? What if you then carry with you everywhere? That flashgun will also become available whenever you need it: natural light is not good or too low, great background but way too bright...

This fotogym will show you how to understand flash better in order to make it your photography best friend. This introduction to off-camera flash photography will guide you, using one single flashgun, thru:

understanding the 3 main properties of light: colour, direction and quality
to get an exposure for the flash
balance it with the ambiance
how to properly bounce off the ceiling/walls for decent indoor shoot
how getting the flash off-camera can improve your shots
live demonstration starting from scratch

09:30 - 11:00 - Lecture
11:00 - 12:30 - Lunch and out for the assignment
12:30 - 14:00 - Assignment photo review

The assignment requires the use of a proper flashgun but owning an off-camera triggering is not required but helpful.

For those who wish to buy an off-camera triggering system to start with:
Wireless radio triggers: ( (

TTL cable: (

For more information please contact me on via my website: http://www.qhphotogra... (
or through the LPMG's forum: (

This event will be running at a new time and new venue. The beautiful Tabernacle in Notting Hill has an amazing theatre that holds up to 230 people seated. The seating is graded so everyone will have a good view of the event. We'll start slightly earlier with an optional[masked] for coffee and something to eat and a 9.30am kick off. As the Tab has other events running in the theatre we need to vacate by 2pm but with Portobello Road just around the corner we're not at a loss for places to eat and drink. For pictures and info on the Tabernacle look here: