Conquering Crappy Light

with Lindsay Adler, Erik Valind

Conquering Crappy Light
FreePreview: Setting Your Camera Up for Crappy Light Su
FreePreview: Setting Your Camera Up for Crappy Light Su
The decisions you make while shooting can make the difference between a salvageable image and trash.

walk confidently into any setting.

Photographers constantly search to capture that decisive moment. Unfortunately that moment seldom happens under ideal photographic conditions. In this class you'll learn how to quickly overcome all of the most common crappy lighting scenarios. With the aid of these simple techniques and minimal equipment, you'll be empowered to walk into any setting and emerge with beautiful imagery.

Instructor

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Lindsay Adler

Lindsay Adler is a professional portrait and fashion photographer based in New York. Her editorials have appeared in dozens of publications internationally including Bullett Magazine, Zink Magazine, Fault and more. She regularly contributes to a variety of major photo publications… more...
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Erik Valind

Erik Valind is a freelance photographer, born and raised on the Florida beaches, now residing in the heart of New York City. Specializing in commercial lifestyle photography and environmental portraiture - airy and energetic imagery is what defines his style… more...
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  • Day 1 (14 Videos)

    • Day 1 Pre-Show
      07:14
      Day 1 Pre-Show
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    • 9:00 am - Introduction
      32:49
      9:00 am - Introduction
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    • 9:30 am - Crappy Lighting Conditions: Direct Sunlight
      27:49
      9:30 am - Crappy Lighting Conditions: Direct Sunlight
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    • 10:00 am - Crappy Lighting Conditions: Fluorescent and Mixed
      21:04
      10:00 am - Crappy Lighting Conditions: Fluorescent and Mixed
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    • 11:00 am - Crappy Lighting Conditions: Low Light
      29:23
      11:00 am - Crappy Lighting Conditions: Low Light
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    • 11:30 am - Crappy Lighting: Dappled, Backlit, and Overcast
      12:35
      11:30 am - Crappy Lighting: Dappled, Backlit, and Overcast
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    • FreePreview: Setting Your Camera Up for Crappy Light Su
      27:50
      FreePreview: Setting Your Camera Up for Crappy Light Su
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    • 12:00 pm - Shoot: Fixing Fluorescent Lighting
      06:18
      12:00 pm - Shoot: Fixing Fluorescent Lighting
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    • 1:15 pm - Focusing and Shooting Modes
      18:37
      1:15 pm - Focusing and Shooting Modes
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    • 1:30 pm - Shoot: Mixing  Daylight and Tungsten
      23:31
      1:30 pm - Shoot: Mixing Daylight and Tungsten
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    • 2:00 pm - Getting Started with Flash
      43:33
      2:00 pm - Getting Started with Flash
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    • 3:15 pm - Shoot: Low Light without Flash
      19:45
      3:15 pm - Shoot: Low Light without Flash
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    • 3:30 pm - Shoot: Low Light with Flash
      16:51
      3:30 pm - Shoot: Low Light with Flash
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    • Day 1 Wrap-Up
      06:59
      Day 1 Wrap-Up
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  • Day 2 (12 Videos)

    • Day 2 Pre-Show
      10:02
      Day 2 Pre-Show
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    • 9:00 am - Recap and Q&A
      16:44
      9:00 am - Recap and Q&A
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    • 9:30 am - Crappy Lighting Condition: Backlight
      33:18
      9:30 am - Crappy Lighting Condition: Backlight
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    • 10:15 am - Crappy Lighting Condition: Low Light Outdoors
      24:12
      10:15 am - Crappy Lighting Condition: Low Light Outdoors
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    • 11:15 am - Shoot: Direct Sunlight
      37:23
      11:15 am - Shoot: Direct Sunlight
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    • 11:45 am - Shoot: Direct Sunlight with Shade
      05:49
      11:45 am - Shoot: Direct Sunlight with Shade
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    • 1:00 pm - Shoot: Direct Sunlight with Flash and High Speed Sync
      26:04
      1:00 pm - Shoot: Direct Sunlight with Flash and High Speed Sync
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    • 1:30pm - Shoot: Dappled Light with and without Flash
      28:59
      1:30pm - Shoot: Dappled Light with and without Flash
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    • 2:00 pm - Shoot: Open and Covered Shade
      11:31
      2:00 pm - Shoot: Open and Covered Shade
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    • 2:30 pm - Shoot: Overcast without Flash
      23:54
      2:30 pm - Shoot: Overcast without Flash
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    • 3:00 pm - Shoot: Overcast with Flash
      30:06
      3:00 pm - Shoot: Overcast with Flash
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    • Day 2 Wrap-Up
      03:45
      Day 2 Wrap-Up
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  • Day 3 (13 Videos)

    • Day 3 Pre-Show
      10:11
      Day 3 Pre-Show
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    • 9:00 am - Recap of Day 2 Shoots
      1:40:33
      9:00 am - Recap of Day 2 Shoots
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    • 11:15 am - Scenario Kit: Event
      27:46
      11:15 am - Scenario Kit: Event
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    • 11:45 am - Scenario Kit: Wedding
      20:58
      11:45 am - Scenario Kit: Wedding
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    • 12:00 pm - The Next Step Slideshow
      24:54
      12:00 pm - The Next Step Slideshow
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    • 1:15 pm - File Managment and DNGs
      12:08
      1:15 pm - File Managment and DNGs
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    • 1:30 pm - Creating Color Profiles
      27:58
      1:30 pm - Creating Color Profiles
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    • 2:00 pm - Noise Reduction in Lightroom
      13:01
      2:00 pm - Noise Reduction in Lightroom
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    • 2:15 pm - Using a Color Checker
      23:35
      2:15 pm - Using a Color Checker
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    • Thanks + Credits
      06:05
      Thanks + Credits
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    • 3:00 pm - Post Production: Basic Adjustments
      25:22
      3:00 pm - Post Production: Basic Adjustments
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    • 3:30 pm - Post Production: Smart Objects and Color Processing
      25:22
      3:30 pm - Post Production: Smart Objects and Color Processing
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    • Day 3 Wrap-Up
      05:17
      Day 3 Wrap-Up
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