Introduction to Outdoor Flash Photography
with Mike Hagen
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01 Class Introduction02:51
08 On-Camera Flash15:23
Class duration: 5h 1mSee all 17 lessons
About The Class
How to overpower the sun for great photos
- The essentials of your camera and flash settings
- How to build and set ambient exposure
- Using your flash on and off camera
- How to freeze action and add motion blur
- How to use modifiers and reflectors with off camera flash
Gear: Camera, Flash, and Triggers27:05
Camera and Flash Settings20:12
Building Exposure For Outdoor Photography22:12
Shooting in Direct Sun23:32
Shooting on an Overcast Day18:28
Neutral Density Filters17:38
Color Balance & Gels14:34
Portraits in the Field13:29
Shooting Outdoor Action35:21
Capturing Action Q&A06:54
Mike Hagen is a professional photographer, author, and workshop leader. He's taught hundreds of workshops and thousands of students over the years on just about all photo topics including camera gear, studio lighting, Photoshop®, Lightroom®, landscape, travel, and digital workflow. ... read moreSee instructor's Classes
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This is the second class I've taken with Mike and it was amazing! So easy to understand even when you get into the "tech" side of how flashes work but especially when using them outside and how easy it is. I would totally recommend this class to anyone wanting to take amazing images outside with one flash. He even makes bare bulb flash look awesome. Such a great course!
Mike Hagen has become one of favorite instructors. His instruction and question answers are clear and concise and he has a real world approach. He has a friendly and approachable personality. Best of all during this course he works by himself which makes you feel you too can accomplish the shoot on your own. Mike demonstrates a practical approach with affordable equipment as he is aware many photographers starting off do not have a huge budget. In his other course on using your first flash he also had several gear set suggestions based on budget which was so thoughtful and helpful. I hope Mike does some more advanced courses as well and I will keep watch for his name on the course schedule. A definite thumbs up for photographers starting off using flash.
I have watched a couple of Mike Hagen's classes, and hope Creative Live will bring him back to teach more. He is a fantastic, thorough, easy-to-understand instructor. He doesn't assume viewers already know certain things. He is humble and diligent and truly wants students to understand and learn the things he is teaching. He breaks things down and explains things better than most, and he doesn't hold back on details. Mike also provides helpful handouts/written materials to supplement his videos. I really like his classes and teaching style, and hope to be seeing more from him in the future.
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