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Quick Location Lighting

with Rick Friedman

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About The Class

Quick Location Lighting is part of our special week-long event Lighting Toolkit.

Join world-renowned photojournalist Rick Friedman for an introduction on how to optimize normal light to create stunning, dynamic images.

During his course, Rick will share the techniques he’s learned during his three decades of shooting presidents, scientists, and the world's brightest innovators. You’ll master doing more with less equipment, finding the light in a wide variety of settings, lighting locations quickly, and more.

Rick’s background will inspire you to use your photographs to tell a story, and his expertise will give you the foundational lighting skills you’ll need to shoot with confidence.

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Lesson Plan

  1. 01

    Introduction to Rick's Work

    14:53
  2. 02

    Rick's Gear Bag

    27:03
  3. 03

    On Camera Flash Tips & Tricks

    25:08
  4. 04

    On Camera Flash Q&A

    09:13
  5. 05

    Off Camera Flash

    42:50
  6. 06

    Off Camera Flash Examples

    17:54
  7. 07

    Multiple Lights Tips & Techniques Part 1

    25:44
  8. 08

    Multiple Lights Tips & Techniques Part 2

    38:01
  9. 09

    Complex Lighting Examples

    21:46
  10. 10

    Creative Lighting Examples

    12:15
  11. 11

    Mixing Speedlights and Studio Strobes

    37:33
  12. 12

    Silly Group Shot

    14:32

Meet Your Expert

Rick Friedman

Rick Friedman has been a photojournalist for over three decades. Based in Boston, he travels the world for numerous publications, corporations, advertising assignments and film and television productions. His published work appears in Time, Newsweek, U.S. News, The New York ... read more

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  • Patrick

    Patrick

    October 2017

    Of all the Creative Live classes I've watched this was the most fun and the most motivating. Rick's easy, unflappable style and humour makes it easy to take in what he is saying and doing. Highly recommended.

  • Sean

    October 2017

    Rick Friedman does an excellent job in this course. He is a true professional who really knows his craft. He is an entertaining and excellent presenter.

  • Creativelive Student

    July 2014

    The gear bag episode is only available in low, both links load as low only. Nice if you can fix this.

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