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High-Speed Photography: Capturing Motion

with Clay Patrick McBride

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About The Class

Freeze motion and capture a moment in time

The ability to freeze a moment of time can show power, emotion and detail. Learn how to utilize high speed flash duration to create powerful images in a fraction of a second. Through a variety of examples, Clay Patrick McBride will have you experimenting with your photography in a new way. He’ll explain:

  • High Speed Syncing techniques
  • T1 and T2 Flash Duration
  • How to capture the tiniest of details like water droplets or dust
  • Different trigger techniques depending on your unique setup

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Lesson Plan

  1. 01

    Class Introduction

    10:15
  2. 02

    T1 and T5 Flash Duration

    07:52
  3. 03

    Set Tour & Lighting Set Up

    05:49
  4. 04

    Shoot: Glass Object with Flash

    26:11
  5. 05

    Set Up: Popping Balloons with Laser Trigger

    05:49
  6. 06

    Shoot: Popping Balloons with Laser Trigger

    17:26
  7. 07

    Set Up: Breaking Sh*t with Sound Triggers

    13:39
  8. 08

    Shoot: Breaking Sh*t

    13:40
  9. 09

    Set Up: Capturing Action

    12:27
  10. 10

    Shoot: Timing Action and Test Shoots

    25:20
  11. 11

    Shoot: Dancer with Flour

    08:59
  12. 12

    Splash Shoot Overview

    06:21
  13. 13

    Set Up: Splash Shoot

    08:46
  14. 14

    Shoot: Splash Test Shots

    05:39
  15. 15

    Shoot: Splash Photo

    16:58

Meet Your Expert

Clay Patrick McBride

McBride’s portraits of top athletes and musicians such as LeBron James, Allen Iverson, Metallica, Norah Jones, Jay Z, and Kanye West have appeared in countless magazines, among them Rolling Stone, Sports Illustrated and NY Magazine. His commercial work includes dozens of album covers for Sony, Blue Note and Atlantic Records, as well as print campaigns for Pontiac, Boost Mobile and Nike.  ... read more

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57% of students recommend this class.
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  • user-5731db

    user-5731db

    June 2018

    I enjoyed Clay's workshop, he is very methodical, and had clear simple explanations for the various shoots. I am excited to experiment with different lighting because he made it seem easy. As he mentioned "start small and make it bigger, bigger, bigger. Thanks!

  • user-2809e3

    user-2809e3

    December 2017

    Watched it live, I thought it had lots of great info. Hoping to buy it soon.

  • Seung-hun Ryu

    Seung-hun Ryu

    October 2017

    Good

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