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Portraits With an On-Camera Speedlight

Using a speedlight successfully in environments with challenging natural light is what separates the pro photographer from the rest. Learn the effects of different lighting environments and when to use automatic or manual flash. Attain optimal lighting on your subject by bouncing your flash in ways you might not have thought possible to achieve correct exposure. With a speedlight, you can control your subjects lighting in any environment using Neils innovative tips and methods.

Cost: $60 Per Course

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Using a speedlight successfully in environments with challenging natural light is what separates the pro photographer from the rest. Learn the effects of different lighting environments and when to use automatic or manual flash. Attain optimal lighting on your subject by bouncing your flash in ways you might not have thought possible to achieve correct exposure. With a speedlight, you can control your subjects lighting in any environment using Neils innovative tips and methods.What You'll Learn: Meet Neil and learn how effective use of your flash will transform your photos. Youll evaluate environmental light and pick up easy bounce and fill techniques. Demystify how speedlights work so you can buy the best flash for your needs and use its features and settings most effectively. * Use on- and off-camera light meters to adjust for correct exposure. Neil analyzes his test shots to show how to interpret histograms and correct with fill flash. Neil teaches you when to bounce and why we bounce. Youll learn how to adjust your subject, bounce off surfaces and use cards and diffusers. Take camera settings into your own hands. Neil discusses how to balance aperture, ISO and flash features, and understand histograms and guide numbers. Go on location with Neil as he shoots indoors against harsh light conditions. Neil shows you how to evaluate your meter data and adjust camera, light and subject. Achieve great portrait lighting outdoors in shade or sunlight. Youll learn how to position your subject to avoid harsh contrasts, use reflectors and adjust camera settings.

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  • Level of Difficulty: Beginner
  • Size: Massive Open Online Course
  • Instructor: Neil van Niekerk
  • Cost: $60 Per Course
  • Institution: Craftsy

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