The Ultimate Guide To Using Off-Camera Flash Part II: Outdoor Photo Sessions

Bernie Raffe AMPA, Award winning photographer and teacher

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9 Videos (54m)
    • ExposureIntro

    • Shoot 1 - Dramatic portraits using sky as background

    • Shoot 2 - Balancing ambient and flash light - Photo session between the trees

    • Shoot 3 - Balancing ambient light and flash - Photo session at the narrow gauge railway

    • High Speed Sync (HSS) – Wide apertures on bright day

    • Shoot 4 - High Speed Sync (HSS) Wide apertures on a bright day

    • Shoot 5 - Graphic or Grungy backgrounds – Store shutters

    • Shoot 6 - Graphic or Grungy backgrounds – Graffiti (using HSS)

    • Shoot 7 - Graphic or Grungy backgrounds - A brick wall (using HSS)


About This Class


This is Part II of the off-camera flash course.

Follow me on the outdoor photo sessions & learn to create beautiful light using small flashes & take stunning dramatic portraits.

Learn how to create beautiful light using small flashes.

  • Follow me on 7 outdoor photo shoots
  • Learn how to balance ambient light with flash outside
  • Learn how High Speed Sync or an ND filter can help to get better backgrounds outside
  • Everything explained in detail on live shoots

28 of 28 students recommendSee All

Very clear, very informative. I have watched a lot of tutorials on this subject and now I have an understanding that I haven't had before! Thank you!
Simple and straight to the point. Best explanation on how to use off-camera flash!
Thanks to Bernie for another absolutely brilliant class - he really gets to the nub of using flash off-camera for really great photos. With such charm and self-deprecating humour.





Bernie Raffe AMPA

Award winning photographer and teacher

Award winning portrait & wedding photographer

I'm a working photographer based in Bedfordshire UK, and have been passionate about photography ever since my parents bought me my first camera when I was just 11 years old (a Kodak Brownie 127)!

I'm qualified as a photographer to 'Associate' level with both the MPA (Master Photographers Association), and the SWPP (Society of Wedding and Portrait Photographers) in the UK.

I'm also a guest speaker on cruise ships, and also in dema...

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