An Introduction to Flash Photography

Learn to manipulate light, no matter your location. Understanding how to use light is an essential skill that separates professionals from amateur photographers. In this workshop, you will learn how to use your portable flash on and off camera for amazing results.

who should attend

Suitable for those who have completed our Photography Level 1 and/or Photography Level 2 workshops.

what's included
  • 5-hour workshop, a mix of theory and practical
  • Workshop notes
What's covered

In our flash photography workshop you will learn to get the best light possible from your flash, both on and off camera. The workshop covers the essentials of how the flash works and introduces you to a variety of modifiers to soften the light. You will gain hands on experience using your flash on and off camera for creating portraits. 

What to bring
  • DSLR or Mirrorless camera with fully-charged battery
  • Camera manual (optional)
  • Flash with new batteries
  • Flash manual
  • Umbrella
  • Light Stand
  • Wireless Remotes or Sync Cable
  • Empty memory card for your camera with an identifying mark
  • Notebook
  • Pen


Note: You must have your own flash, umbrella, trigger and light stand for this workshop. If you have your own flash but not the accompanying accessories, you may purchase a kit from us at a discounted rate as a student in this workshop. Please contact us at for more information.

Cancellation Policy
  • If cancelled 7 days prior to the start of your workshop, you will be issued a 90% refund or may be rescheduled to another date(s).
  • If cancelled a minimum of 3 days (72 hours) prior to the start of your workshop, no refund is possible, but you may be rescheduled to another workshop date(s).
  • If cancelled less than 3 days (72 hours) in advance of your workshop, no refund and no reschedule is possible.


GPP reserves the right to change the location of any workshop to another location within the same city and/or emirate as deemed needful in accordance with management discretion.

Workshops can be rescheduled within 3 months of the originally booked workshop date(s).

Bookings can only be transferred ONCE, including in the event of a workshop relocation.  If you transfer your workshop booking and later wish to cancel it, we will unfortunately not be able to refund or reschedule you under any circumstances.

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