Introduction to Flash for Dramatic Images
with Mike Hagen
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01 Class Introduction05:10
06 Shoot: With Light On-Axis14:53
Class duration: 2h 39mSee all 14 lessons
About The Class
Become More Confident Using Your Flash To Take Better Images
Creating a dramatic image for your client requires you to know how to manipulate lighting to set the mood for the photo. Photographer Mike Hagen will teach you how to use your flash to create an heirloom photo that your client will treasure for years to come. He’ll teach you how to use the flashes you already own in a new way that will create an interesting look to add to your portfolio.
In this class, you’ll learn how to:
- Set up your flash to create ambiance.
- Use various modifiers like reflectors, softboxes, and umbrellas with your flash.
- Incorporate light shapers that will help create the mood.
Learn how to incorporate a new genre of photography into your business by becoming more confident with your flash skills.
What Defines a Dramatic Portrait?06:07
Lighting Equipment & Styles24:24
Lighting For Dramatic Shots09:04
Shoot: With Light On-Axis14:53
Shoot: With Butterfly Lighting06:20
Shoot: With Beauty Dish17:31
Shoot: With Side Light08:45
Shoot: With Giant Umbrella08:47
Shoot: Single Flash & Reflector12:38
Shoot: Full Length12:29
Shoot: Hard Light05:30
Dramatic Post Processing With Lightroom®18:13
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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