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This Photography - The Ultimate Guide To Using Off-Camera Flash Course is designed for professionals who want to thrive in their profession. The course covers all the essential skills and knowledge needed to become specialised in this sector.

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3 hours, 33 minutes

Last updated

June 13, 2024



£30.99 inc. VAT

More about the course

What you will learn

  • Follow me on 19 photoshoots, indoors and out
  • Take stunning images on a small budget and in a small room.
  • Learn the easy steps to getting your flash off your camera
  • Discover the inexpensive equipment you need, with links to the gear
  • Learn what modifiers do, and how they can make a significant difference.
  • Understand the various triggering methods and which one suits you best
  • Learn and understand the 5 aspects of off-camera flash exposure
  • Understand why Manual mode is best, and what makes it so easy
  • Learn advance techniques, controlling backgrounds / multiple flashes / gels / light patterns / balancing ambient and flashlight etc...
  • Learn how High-Speed Sync and ND filters can help to get better backgrounds outside
  • Everything explained in detail, with a fun teaching style
  • Be amazed at the results from my 'bonus' product photoshoot using a DIY box

Is this course for you?

This course is ideal for those who work in or aspire to work in the following professions:
  • Not suited for beginners who have only just purchased a camera
  • Suitable for beginners who are familiar with their camera, through to advanced and pro photographers

Why choose this course?

  • Conducted by industry experts
  • Get Instant E-certificate
  • Fully online, interactive course with Professional voice-over
  • Developed by qualified professionals
  • Self-paced learning and laptop, tablet, smartphone-friendly
  • Tutor Support


Upon successful completion of this course, an instant e-certificate will be generated free of charge. The digital version of the course transcript is available for £2.99. We can post the printed copy to your address. A delivery charge of £4.99 for the UK & £12.99 outside of the UK is applied.

Career Path

This training course will lead you to many different career opportunities, here are a few prospects:
  • Professional Photographer - £32,500 per annum
  • Advanced Photography Entry Level - £24,247 per annum
  • Professional Portrait Photographer - £31,150 per annum

Industry Expert Instructor

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Course Content

    • The type of cameras and flashes you need for off-camera flash FREE 00:07:00
    • Light stands and flash umbrella brackets 00:03:00
    • How to trigger off-camera flashes 00:10:00
    • Flashes and Triggers Update #1 – 2020 00:04:00
    • Light modifiers, what are they for, and why you need them. 00:08:00
    • Flash heads are small, modifiers can be large, avoid this problem. 00:04:00
    • Do I need a flash meter for perfect exposures? 00:03:00
    • Why we’re using the Manual mode, no Aperture or Shutter speed priority, 00:03:00
    • Apertures and an introduction to indoor exposure 00:05:00
    • Shutter speeds and its role in off-camera flash photography 00:05:00
    • ISO and its role in flash exposure 00:03:00
    • Determining the flash power for perfect exposures 00:03:00
    • The effect of flash to subject distance on exposure 00:05:00
    • Flash maximum sync speed and High Speed Sync 00:07:00
    • Indoor session 1 – Simple first one-light setup 00:15:00
    • Indoor session 2 – Controlling background light spill 00:07:00
    • Indoor session 3 – Light the background for more impact 00:06:00
    • Indoor session 4 – Colouring the background using gels 00:04:00
    • Indoor session 5 – Use a fill light to open up the shadows 00:08:00
    • Indoor session 6 – Stunning beauty lighting using a ‘Clam Shell’ setup 00:03:00
    • Indoor session 7 – More drama using a harder light source 00:07:00
    • Indoor session 8 – Portrait Lighting Patterns 00:05:00
    • Indoor session 9 – Graphic backgrounds using household objects 00:09:00
    • Indoor session 10 – Dramatic light using a Honeycomb Grid 00:04:00
    • Indoor session 11 – Making a whiter than white background 00:03:00
    • Indoor session 12 – Stunning beauty lighting using a ‘tri-flector’ 00:05:00
    • Introduction to outdoor off camera flash exposure 00:07:00
    • Flashes and Triggers Update #2 – 2020 00:03:00
    • Dramatic portraits using sky as background 00:10:00
    • Balancing ambient and flash light – Photo session between the trees 00:05:00
    • Balancing ambient light and flash – Photo session at the narrow gauge railway 00:04:00
    • Explanation and demo of High Speed Sync and use of ND filter for wider apertures 00:09:00
    • High Speed Sync (HSS) – Wide apertures on bright day 00:07:00
    • Graphic or Grungy backgrounds – Store shutters 00:04:00
    • Graphic or Grungy backgrounds – Graffiti (using HSS) 00:04:00
    • Graphic or Grungy backgrounds – A brick wall (using HSS) 00:04:00
    • DIY product photography setup 00:08:00
    • Final words 00:01:00
    • Photography – The Ultimate Guide to Using Off-Camera Flash – Resources 00:01:00
    • What’s Next? 00:00:00
    • Get Your Certificate & Transcript 00:00:00

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