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Lighting 101

SLR Lounge, Pye Jirsa

Lighting 101

SLR Lounge, Pye Jirsa

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Class Trailer
1 Chapter 1 Introduction 01:26 2 Why Just One On-Camera Flash 04:22 3 5 Reasons to Use Flash 10:37 4 Common Flash Myths 06:51 5 What Makes Flash Challenging? 04:56 6 Chapter 2 Introduction 01:36 7 Flash-Strobe vs. Ambient-Constant Light 08:19 8 Flash vs. Ambient Light Exposure 03:07
9 Flash vs. Ambient Demo 06:42 10 Flash and Ambient Balancing for Natural Effect 07:11 11 Flash and Ambient Balancing for Dramatic Effect 04:19 12 Flash and Ambient Balancing for Creative Effect 07:10 13 Understanding Flash Duration 08:37 14 Chapter 3 Introduction 01:34 15 5 Common Key Light Patterns 08:38 16 5 Common Key Light Patterns w/ Diffusion & Fill 07:42 17 5 Common Secondary Light Patterns 08:28 18 3 Primary Subject Patterns 05:27 19 Light Qualities 09:56 20 The Inverse Square Law 07:50 21 Inverse Square Law in Practice 08:21 22 Corrective White Balance 10:02 23 Creative White Balance 05:47 24 Chapter 4 Introduction 01:58 25 On Board vs. Hot Shoe Flash 05:57 26 Full Feature vs. Manual Flashes 08:59 27 TTL vs. Manual Control 08:12 28 TTL vs. Manual Recycle Times 04:43 29 Flash Power & Zoom 09:18 30 HHS vs. ND Filters 12:29 31 FCS vs. RCS 07:11 32 Chapter 5 Introduction 01:38 33 4 Tips When You Must Use Direct Flash 06:00 34 Bare Bulbing Done Right 11:42 35 Grid Snoot + Direct Flash 06:43 36 Mini Beauty + Direct Flash 06:08 37 Ring + Direct Flash 07:52 38 Understanding Modifiers 09:24 39 Direct Flash + Shutter Flash 09:07 40 Chapter 6 Introduction 01:55 41 Ambient vs. Direct Flash vs. Bounce Flash 14:27 42 Silver Bounce 14:27 43 More Light Silver 11:02 44 Soft White Bounce 15:41 45 Overhead Bounce 11:39 46 Overhead Bounce + Fill 09:42 47 Event Bounce 12:42 48 Chapter 7 Introduction 01:38 49 Natural vs. Dramatic Light 17:43 50 Filling and Refining Existing Light 08:44 51 Coloring Light for Corrective Effect 13:33 52 Coloring Light for Creative Effect 10:27 53 Chapter 8 Introduction 00:43 54 Case Study 1 - Dramatic Sunset 09:45 55 Case Study 2 - Desert Sunset 10:04 56 Case Study 3 - Sinister Headshot 09:40 57 Case Study 4 - Family Portrait 08:21 58 Case Study 5 - Athlete Portraits 11:19 59 Case Study 6 - Working Angles 07:22 60 Case Study 7 - Drag + Composite 08:09 61 Case Study 8 - Less is More 07:16 62 The Good Karma Jar 01:41 63 Favorite Feature Flashes 05:52 64 Favorite Manual Flashes 21:35 65 Favorite On Camera Flash Modifiers 21:21

Class Description


Lighting 101 follows in Photography 101's footsteps. Photography 101 takes students up through Manual Mode mastery and provides a foundation in natural light techniques and modifications. Lighting 101 picks up by teaching all about flash and light modification. But, just like Photography 101, we want Lighting 101 to be the most accessible lighting course available. So we teach you everything about flash lighting, light modification, ambient to flash balance, lighting patterns, off-camera lighting and even multi-point off-camera light setups. But, what makes Lighting 101 truly special is that we do all of this with nothing but your on-camera hot shoe flash. Every image shown and created in this course was created with a DSLR and just a single on-camera hot shoe speed light. 


Graduate to the next level of exposure mastery with Lighting 201, Lighting 301, and Lighting 401 with Pye Jirsa.

Reviews

Sid
 

The best class for understanding light and lighting there is bar none. Pye is an excellent teacher and the quality of the material provides for a rich and very informative experience. Pye breaks down the fundamentals in easy to digest packets and then elaborates as needed. If there is one class that you watch this is it! Worth purchasing and saving for future use. I would also HIGHLY recommend downloading the saving the PDF of slides that accompany the videos. Again, and can't say it enough, this is THE BEST video to lighting on Creative Live. A must watch for the novice and the expert.

Simon Metselaar
 

This is the best thing that happened to me since I've been into photography. What a lifesaver. Unfortunately I already payed for some courses that are not Pye, but Pye just nails it. Amazing, and kind of a life hack. Thanks again :)

George Gan
 

Pye...it was well worth your b.tt...Great training. I have learned some key lighting techniques from this training. His voice and training is clear except for his attempt at making jokes and singing...you should hire a new script writer for your Jokes...ha ha ha ha. With that said, if you are not a professional in lighting, you do gain a lot going through this training from front to end. Remember this is lighting 101 so don't expect too much...you want more technical and complexity, wait for Lighting 201, 301 or 401 ...