Create a natural look using flash with compact wireless multi-strobe units.

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NOTE: This Course will be Held in an Online Format using the Zoom Platform.

This workshop is for the intermediate and advanced photographer who wants to improve their lighting style through the use of compact flash units. Photographing in real life situations or when traveling can be easy if you know how to use your flash unit. In a variety of challenging lighting situations you will learn how to use an on camera flash as a fill light, as the main source of light and use wireless multi strobe set-ups to light interiors, portraits and environmental portraits.

Today’s portable flash units are a convenient & cost effective method for using multiple flash units on location. Lectures and demonstrations include using the different flash modes TTL, Auto & Manual, using light modifiers to shape, soften and control light, and using multiple strobe units to light on location. Expand your shooting technique to include creating a natural look using your flash unit.

Students must know how to use their camera in manual exposure mode and own a compact flash unit for their camera.

All image credit © Arlene Collins

Past student work (left to right): Harrison Trinca, Sue Brandt, Kyle Santheson (x2)

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Instructor: Arlene Collins

Arlene Collins specializes in documenting remote cultures and changing civilizations around the world. She currently produces and leads international photography workshops, consults privately with a number of clients, and lectures in the United States and abroad. She has created several long-term photography essays, including Boxing in New York City, Moscow, and Bangkok, and essays on the Rodeo in New Jersey and Voodoo in Western Africa. In 2018 she was the American curator of The Silk Road Photography Biennial in Tianshui, China, where she also exhibited her photographs from her travels along the Silk Road and she participated in a number of panels with international photographers. She has photographed in more than 65 international locations including North Korea, Iran, Pakistan and Chernobyl, Ukraine. In addition, Arlene has led intensive workshops to Armenia, Argentina, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, Cuba, Ethiopia, the Republic of Georgia, Greenland, Iran, India, Kamchatka in eastern Russia, Laos, Mali, Mongolia, Morocco, Myanmar, Namibia, Nunavik in the Canadian Arctic, Papua New Guinea, Turkey, Tibet, Vietnam, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan.