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Using Speedlights on Sunny Days

Ron Magill shares a tip for using flash in bright sun

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Joe McNally: Shooting a Portrait with Speedlights

Joe McNally sets up a portrait on location using Speedlights

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Six Steps to Lighting Magic with Joe McNally

Follow lighting expert Joe McNally's instructions for easy flash photography…

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Sports Shooter Academy Workshop

Sports Shooter Academy gives you the opportunity to work with pros in a hands-on…

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Understanding Auto ISO

Auto ISO can simplify shooting under changing lighting conditions

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Flash Photography the Easy Way

David Tejada's easy-does-it flash tips

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Taking Pictures at Dusk and at Night

How do I take pictures at dusk and at night?

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Wedding Days: The Fine Art of Brides, Grooms, Light and Location

Sam Sciarrino on photographing brides and grooms

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A Basic Look at the Basics of Exposure

The relationship between aperture, shutter speed and ISO is the basis of every…

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Setting White Balance

How do I set my camera’s white balance for different lighting situations?

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Quick Tips for Taking Better Portraits

Suggested Lens choices, exposure settings and focus modes

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When to Use Graduated Neutral Density Filters

How to use a graduated neutral density filter to decrease extreme light to…

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Polarizing Filters Add POW to Pictures

An Easy to Use Accessory, Polarizing Filters Bring out the Color and Definition in…

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One Shot: Are We There Yet?

Gary Crabbe shoots The Subway in Zion National Park

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Extra-low Dispersion Glass

ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass is the result of an alternative glass manufacturing technology…

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Prime Lenses

What is a prime lens? Well, it's a lens that isn't a zoom. A prime lens has a fixed focal length which means…

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What is your KeyMission?

Joe McNally on the KeyMission 360 camera

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How to Set White Balance for Video

Video white balance tips

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Shooting Spectacular Sunrises and Sunsets

Jim Harmer’s tips for photographing at dawn and dusk

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Photographing the US National Parks

Chris Nicholson on photographing in the US National Parks

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Tips for Shooting Sports

Sports shooter Bill Sallaz knows what he wants and where to stand in order to get it

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Getting the "Cool" Look

My daughter, Kiara, wanted some pictures of herself with her new guitar. She was looking for some…

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How a Sports Illustrated Photographer Shoots his Kid's Games

What can a Sports Illustrated photographer teach you about…

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20 Tips for Great Graduation Day Photos

Tips for taking great photos of your young graduate on their big day

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Creative Lighting

Who should attend:

Anyone who has a basic understanding of how their camera works and wants to get started in the world of creative flash photography.


What to expect:

During this 3-hour class, you’ll learn the importance of the quality of light and how it relates to your images; as well as how to modify light for a great photograph.

 

$99


TIP: Try using fill-flash in backlit situations (where the strongest light is behind your subject). Sometimes you just need the shot looking toward the sun, such as when there’s a beautiful sunset. Turn your flash on, or use a Speedlight to provide light for your subject.

Topics will include:

  • Understanding how to use available light and when to augment it

  • Learn how size, shape, distance, color and power affect photos

  • Light modifiers and how they can be used

  • What different flash sync modes are and when to apply them

  • Using the on camera flash to sync with multiple off camera Speedlights

  • A more in depth coverage of Nikon’s iTTL system and CLS (Creative Lighting System); and learn how to add light, including a flash demo

Upcoming Events

  1. Creative Lighting

    Dallas/Addison Marriott Quorum by the Galleria
    14901 Dallas Pkwy
    Dallas, TX 75254
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    160 Spring Street NW
    Atlanta, GA 30303
    Class time: 1:30pm - 4:30pm
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    DoubleTree by Hilton Houston Greenway Plaza
    6 E Greenway Plaza
    Houston, TX 77046
    Class time: 1:30pm - 4:30pm
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    The Westin Tysons Corner
    7801 Leesburg Pike
    Falls Church, VA 22043
    Class time: 1:30pm - 4:30pm
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