Photography Foundations: Flash
Photography Foundations: Flash is an Intermediate level study on 3D + Animation, compiled by an expert, Ben Long. This study is an essential foundation for a person who needs to sharpen his/her 3D + Animation talent. It gives you a thorough grip on Cameras + Gear, 3D + Animation, Flash Photography, Photography, Lighting, Video, Cameras + Gear, 3D + Animation, Flash Photography, Photography, Lighting and Video.
Harsh, unflattering lighting can ruin a photo—and with flash, it’s easy to get harsh, unflattering lighting. But flash is a necessary part of a photographer’s toolset—after all, the world doesn’t always provide you with the best natural light. Fortunately, it isn’t difficult to get great results from flash, and in this course, photographer, author, and teacher Ben Long details the concepts and techniques behind effective lighting with flash. Ben starts with the fundamentals, going over the anatomy of a flash and flash exposure. He shares tips for improving the results from a camera’s built-in flash, and then focuses on creating great light with a handheld flash. The course also explores topics ranging from bouncing and syncing flash to shooting with one or more off-camera flash units.
- Anatomy of a flash
- Working with built-in and handheld flash
- Flash ranges and modes
- Fixing backlight problems with fill flash
- Flash range, exposure, and sync speed
- Why photos look different with flash
- Controlling background brightness
- Bouncing flash to improve light