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Half Day Flash Photography - Wireless (Classroom)
Aimed at those who want to startusing wireless flash
  Flash Photography Level 2 - Wireless

Interesting photography is all about shadows. Shadows help show 3 dimensions, shadows give mood. The main problem with direct flash from you cameras hot shoe is that it gives none of these.

This course will show you how to get much more interesting flash shots by taking the flash off the camera and firing it either through a cable or using a wireless system.

The course will also cover how to mix flash with ambient light as well as how to kill ambient light even in the day time using manual controls.

Please note that this is not a studio flash course, it is solely aimed at external dedicated flash guns.

What flash guns are suitable for this course?
All dedicated flash guns are suitable for this course. This includes Nikon SB600, SB700, SB800, SB900, SB910, Canon 430EX/EX II, 580 EX II and 600 RX along with the dedicated flash guns from Olympus, Sony and Panasonic. It also covers third party dedicated flash guns from the likes of Metz, Sigma and Nissin.

Major Flash GunsAt the end of the course you will be able to understand and use all the the wireless flahs settings on your flash and your camera. This will significantly help you to be able to take better shots in all situations.

Full Colour, illustrated pdf notes
Carefully worded and appropriately illustrated pdf notes (download link sent after of purchase) are an integral part of our courses. Because lectures tend to have an effect which lasts only a short while, particularly if no notes are taken, we believe our pdfs are the key to making your newly gained knowledge much more long-lasting (notes supplied via direct download as soon as you book the course). You will receive over 30 pages of full colour, detailed notes for the course.


Course Co-Ordinator
The course co-ordinator for this course is fine art photographer, Dave McKane. Dave graduated from the 3 Year Photography Course in Colaiste Dhulaigh, Dublin in 1985, and has over 30 years experience in creative photography. He got his first film SLR in 1982, owned multiple darkrooms, was an early adoption of a scanner (1989), Photoshop (1993), his first digital camera (2002) and Lightroom (2007), he has vast experience in the field of using photography as a creative expressive medium and has held multiple exhibitions of his own photography, mainly in the United States.
Dave's work can be seen in the following places:
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Wireless Flash Photography
Wireless Flash Photography
Wireless Flash Photography
Single Flash to left on cable. Manual camera settings to kill ambient light
Flash to front right as key light, second flash to left at back as a rim light, both fired wirelessly. Manual camera settings to kill ambient light
Flash to front right as key light, second flash to left at back as a rim light, both fired wirelessly. Manual camera settings to mix ambient light
1 Using your cameras built-in wireless system to maintain dedication 7 Using ISO to increase the power of the flash
2 Using off-camera shoe cords to move the flash away from the camera and maintain dedication 8 Flash modifiers - brollies
3 Using Radio Triggers for greater distance with manual flash settings 9 Flash modifiers - snoots
4 Auto Flash Zoom & Focal Length 10 Flash modifiers - softboxes
5 When to use Manual Zoom 11 Killing ambient light
6 Flash exposure compensation in camera or flash gun 12 Using 1, 2 and 3 flash guns
Type Half Day Course
Length Half Day
Next Course Sunday 2 April
Time 2pm-5pm
Fee €45.00
Early Bird Price €40 (before Friday 10 March)
All fees include €30 non-refundable registration fee, lunch not included
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Fee Includes Fee includes pdf of over 30 pages of tutorial notes
Venue 6 Exchequer Street, Dublin 2.
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