Learn what you need to know to get great results every time when using flash. We will cover from the most basic settings all the way to using High Speed Sync to take your photography to the next level. This will be a hands on class where we will put you in the driver’s seat.
We will go over lighting with flash in a fun, easy to understand way that will allow you to instantly improve your photography.
What you will Learn:
- What is light and how does it effect your photo
- What all those buttons on your flash actually do
- When to use flash
- When not to use flash
- Inverse square law (we make it easy)
- All about high speed sync
- Taking the next step to monolights
- All about modifiers
Come and spend a fun afternoon in Downtown Sacramento as we spend a few hours capturing some of the interesting sites in Downtown Sacramento. We will be covering aprox 1 mile in distance during our walk.
This is not a workshop but more of an informal time of walking and shooting. We will be supplying a few amazing models that will be traveling with us. We will be traveling past many spots that will be a perfect setting for this fashion inspired photowalk. We will even be spending some time on Improv Alley. Improv Alley is a feast for the photographer’s eye. the alley is filled with clean art style graffiti and makes for a great place to shoot.
This workshop will take you through the process of setting up and executing a studio portrait. John will go through the thought process of what needs to be controlled and why in addition to how. Some of the topics covered in the class are:
- Background selection
- Light quality
- Light depth
- Lens choices
- Depth of field
This workshop is for photographers who want to learn about working in a studio situation so you are not limited by daylight hours and weather. It is also meant for photographers who have started working in a studio (which can be your living room or garage) who struggle with studio concepts or who are wondering which equipment they need to get started in the studio. We will review studio lighting (flash heads/strobes) and continuous lighting (LED Lighting).
What You Should Bring
- Camera with Charged Battery and Memory Card
- Short Telephoto or Mid-Range Zoom Lens (85mm on Full Frame, 50mm on Crop Sensor, 40mm on Micro 4/3’s)
- Notebook and Pen