Introduction to Flash Photography

Learn to operate your flash both on-camera and off in this beginner’s workshop as we teach you how to maximize the potential of this portable light source through modifiers and key lighting techniques.


During this beginner’s lighting workshop, you will learn how to get the best possible light from your flash, both on-camera and off. We will cover the essentials of how the flash works and introduce you to a variety of modifiers to soften and control the light to achieve unique effects as you practice creating portraits.

What to bring

• DSLR or mirrorless camera with fully-charged battery (point-and-shoot cameras and smartphones are not suitable)
• Empty memory card for your camera
• Flash with new batteries
• Umbrella
• Light stand
• Wireless remotes or sync cable
• 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 can purchase a kit from us at a discounted rate as a student in this workshop. Please contact us at info@gulfphotoplus.com for more information.

• DSLR or mirrorless camera with fully-charged battery (point-and-shoot cameras and smartphones are not suitable)
• Empty memory card for your camera
• Flash with new batteries
• Umbrella
• Light stand
• Wireless remotes or sync cable
• 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 can purchase a kit from us at a discounted rate as a student in this workshop. Please contact us at info@gulfphotoplus.com for more information.

who should attend

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

You should have a thorough understanding of ISO, aperture, shutter speed, and how all of these relate to each other to achieve a correct exposure. If you are not familiar with these terms or currently shoot in Auto or P mode, we recommend enrolling for our Photography Level 1 workshop prior to attending Introduction to Flash Photography.

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

You should have a thorough understanding of ISO, aperture, shutter speed, and how all of these relate to each other to achieve a correct exposure. If you are not familiar with these terms or currently shoot in Auto or P mode, we recommend enrolling for our Photography Level 1 workshop prior to attending Introduction to Flash Photography.

what's included

• 5 hours of instruction (both theory and practical)
• Workshop notes

• 5 hours of instruction (both theory and practical)
• Workshop notes

Cancellation Policy
• If you cancel your workshop a minimum of 7 days in advance of your workshop, you will be issued a 90% refund or may be rescheduled to another date(s).
• If you cancel your workshop a minimum of 3 days (72 hours) in advance of your workshop, no refund will be issued, but you may request to be rescheduled to another workshop date(s).
• If you cancel your workshop less than 3 days (72 hours) in advance of your workshop, no refund and no reschedule is possible.
 
TERMS & CONDITIONS
 
• 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 not be able to refund or reschedule you under any circumstances.
• GPP reserves the right to change the location of any workshop to another location within the same city and/or emirate as deemed necessary in accordance with management discretion.
Please Note: Our classes are open to ANY brand of camera: Canon, Nikon, Sony, Panasonic, Fuji and any other intermediate to advanced cameras (As long as they have manual controls i.e. NOT point-and-shoots) are welcome!

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