Photography Workshop – Get to Grips with On Camera and Off Camera Flash

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Photography Workshop – Get to Grips with On Camera and Off Camera Flash

Leisure Courses Location: New Milton
Type: Part Time Day
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Course Details

This one day class will address the pros and cons of on camera flash compared to off camera flash.    

The workshop is suited to anyone who wants to learn about using flash, the use of triggers, setting up and positioning flash heads for high key and low key photography. This workshop is also suitable for those who do not own a speedlight and wish to use the course as a means to gain information prior to purchase. 

Learners will look at using camera flash, setting flash compensation, red eye reduction, front curtain and rear curtain flash, flash modifers, bouncing flash and fill flash.  We will look at off camera flash lighting backgrounds for high key and low key photography, the use of flags and reflectors to evenly or creatively light our subject. Course handouts will be available to assist you to practise the tools and techniques learnt at home.

Please bring a note book and pen, your digital camera, flashgun (speedlight) memory card(s) and full charged batteries and charger, along with your camera instruction manual, and any other camera equipment you may have that could be useful such as a tripod, reflectors, filters etc.  If you do not currently own a speedlight, you may find this course useful as a means of gaining information prior to the purchase.  Please also bring a packed lunch.

Course handouts will be available to assist you to practice tools and techniques learnt at home.

Information & Support

You will be taught by means of practical demonstration and hands on experience. 

Courses and workshops will be offered throughout the year giving learners the opportunity to further develop their skills.  

Practical help and advice is also provided to assist students with any kind of disability or individual need, including people for whom English is not their first language. Please contact our centre staff to discuss your needs prior to starting your course.

Course Cost

Course costs are:

Workshop - £40

Frequently Asked Questions

Are there any age restrictions (young/old)?

Students need to be 19 years old or over.

There is no upper age limit.

Can I start the course part way through?

For some courses, this may be possible.  Please contact leisercourse@brock.ac.uk to confirm.

What do you define as a 'beginner'?

Beginner is someone who has little or no knowledge of the subject area.

Please contact leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk for further clarification.

What do you define as 'intermediate'?

Intermediate is for those who have completed a beginners course with us or have some knowledge of the subject but would like to learn more.

Please contact leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk for further clarification.

What do you define as 'advanced'?

Advanced for those who have completed an intermediate course with us or are proficient in the subject.

Please contact leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk for further clarification.

What should I take with me on the day?

Please see ‘Information & Support’ within each individual course information page.

If you require further details please email leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk

How much does the course cost?

The cost of each course will be displayed on each individual course information page.

If you require further details please email leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk

Can I pay for the course in instalments?

Each course needs to be paid in full before the start of the course.

Are there any concessions available?

Reduced fees may apply for those on specific benefits.

Please contact leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk for more details.

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