Lighting With Portable Flash Starting class starting – May 9 and May 11, 2013
How to get the “proper exposure” with your flash…
How to control the brightness of your flash…
How to mix flash with avaialble light…
About the relationship between your aperture (f-stop), shutter speed, ISO and flash…
How to use flash to control contrast…
How to see [...]
Your mode dial is usually found on top of your camera and is usually filled with letters and icons that allow you to pick how you want to make an exposure.
On a lot of cameras there are a lot of exposure modes to pick from.
Here are a few modes that I’m familiar with and a [...]
It seems that there are more reasons not to make pictures than to make them.
I didn’t make pictures because: it was too dark, it was raining, it was cloudy, it was the wrong time of day, I couldn’t find anything to photograph, I was uninspired, I didn’t have time, etc.
If you want to be a better photographer [...]
Everybody seems to look for rules that will make their photography easier and better.
While rules may make your picture making easier, I don’t think rules make your photography better or help you to be a better photographer.
You: A thoughtful and creative being looking for a way to express itself.
A Camera: A tool that records light that can be used as a means of personal expression.
When you learn the craft of photography and learn to use the camera in manual mode you have all you need to create expressive photographs.
Sure, you might need a flash or, [...]
A a thin legged roller-skater wearing pink pants and yellow socks is lit with flash while moving through a room lit with fluorescent lighting. (Sam D'Amico)
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[ May 9, 2013; 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. May 11, 2013; 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm. July 10, 2013; 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ] Through lecture and practice with their own cameras and flash units the participants in this workshop will learn the basics of flash operation and how to use the flash more creatively and effectively.
Many people who are interested in the Lighting With Portable Flash Workshop, who have yet to invest in a separate flash unit, ask me for advice on purchasing a flash.
Your opinion and candid comments are valued because they help me to make sure the class is as effective as possible.
Sam D’Amico offers two flash photography classes in Washington DC that will help you to use flash more effectively and creatively.
Lighting With Portable Flash
If you own a separate flash unit this class is recommended. Through lecture and practice with their own cameras and flash units the participants in this workshop will learn the basics of [...]