Speed-lights Photography Course (3 hrs.)



Duration: 3 hrs.
Level: Beginner to Advanced
Location: Brisbane City



Speedlights open a whole new realm of photography. Once you understand how to control light, you can achieve almost anything. Speedlights are light to carry, quick to set up and you never know when you’re going to need that extra light for a more dramatic image. This course will give you the confidence to incorporate small portable flashes/speed-lights in your photography toolkit. From shooting receptions at weddings or adding drama in portraits, this course will include lots of live shooting examples that will help you understand how speed-lights are used. Get ready to take your photography to the next level. Once you learn to master portable flashes, you’ll never want to shoot without them.


We start with the very basics by discussing the fundamentals of flash photography and then we’ll explore how they affect the exposure and creatively enhance an image. We’ll even make you understand how to set them up and take full creative control of external lighting. This course would be followed by a practical shooting exercise that would help you implement all that you have learned.


• What is Flash and when do we need one?
• On Camera Flash vs Off-camera flash.
• How to use Built-in Flash for Fill Light.
• Balancing Flash and Ambient Light.
• Bouncing Light.
• When to use On-Camera Flash?
• When to use Off-Camera Flash?
• Effects of Speedlight Modifiers (Softbox vs Umbrella).
• TTL Overview.
• High-Speed Sync (HSS) Overview.
• Demo Shoot: Three Light setup.
• Demo Shoot: Freezing motion.
• Demo Shoot: High-key vs Low-key lighting techniques.


• Your DSLR or mirrorless camera with lens.
• A speed-light/flash.
• Batteries and memory cards.
• A notebook and pen, if you wish to take notes.
• Bring your happiness and positivity.
• Be ready and willing to learn and grow your photography skills.


Our One-to-One sessions are delivered to you as an individual rather than a group. These tuitions allow for a more personalized approach to learning and can be tailored to suit your specific needs, interests and skill level. Whether you are a complete novice or wanting to learn more advanced techniques, we can help you to understand the basics, answer your questions and spend valuable time guiding you as you take photos and advise you on the results. A major advantage of our one-on-one training is that it offers the perfect platform for raising queries that you have been seeking answers for and are unable to find researching online or watching videos. It’s like having your own personal trainer that caters to your taste and instantly answers all your questions. These sessions are conducted at our office in Brisbane City but for convenience, we can even come to your home, place of business or a location of your choice (Brisbane area only).


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