Wireless Flash Techniques for Outdoor and Nature Photography | Charlie Borland | Skillshare

Wireless Flash Techniques for Outdoor and Nature Photography

Charlie Borland, Professional photographer for over 35 years

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55 Videos (5h 40m)
    • Learn Flash Techniques

      3:49
    • Introduction to this Course

      3:35
    • Ambient and Flash Lighting

      2:45
    • The Exposure Triangle

      11:20
    • The Inverse Square Law

      4:59
    • Accessories for Lighting with Flash

      3:47
    • Understanding the Flash

      9:13
    • Importance of Camera Shooting Modes

      10:11
    • Aperture Priority vs Program Mode'

      2:01
    • Shutter Sync Speed

      8:06
    • Exposure Compensation

      3:51
    • TTL and Flash Range

      6:29
    • Flash Exposure Compensation'

      9:24
    • Using Manual Flash

      7:42
    • Depth of Field with Flash

      3:00
    • Key Flash

      5:20
    • Fill Flash

      10:58
    • Photographing a Cholla Cacvtus

      3:02
    • Light Modifiers for Flash

      8:19
    • Off Camera Flash

      7:56
    • Infra-Red Triggering

      5:00
    • Radio Signal Triggering

      5:48
    • Intro to 1, 2, 3, 4 Flash Lighting

      3:50
    • Lighting with One LIght'

      12:46
    • Lighting with Two Lights

      5:29
    • Lighting with Three Lights

      4:45
    • Lighting with Four Lights

      6:06
    • Photographing Cowboys with Flash

      7:46
    • Outdoor Portraits Setup 1

      3:05
    • Outdoor Portraits Setup 2

      3:09
    • Outdoor Portrait Setup 3

      6:44
    • Outdoor Portrait Setup 4

      2:37
    • The Outdoor Apparel Shoot

      3:16
    • Using Flash in Landscape Photography

      4:30
    • Photographing Wildflowers With Flash

      7:46
    • Photographing Wildflowers With Flash 2

      2:05
    • Photographing Wildflowers With Flash 3

      3:24
    • Photographing Wildflowers With Flash 4

      4:52
    • Using Flash in Macro Photography

      7:10
    • Stop Movement with ISO

      4:19
    • Intro to Action Photography

      8:12
    • Action Photography with Multiple Flash

      2:54
    • Photographing the Mountain Biker

      10:43
    • Using a Better Beamer'

      4:52
    • Photographing a Campfire

      8:20
    • Creating Sunflare

      5:47
    • Add Gels for Creative Effect

      12:29
    • Creating Fake Sunlight

      10:00
    • Photographing a Hiker in trhe Forest

      11:33
    • Telling Stories with Light

      7:48
    • Telling Stories with Light 2

      7:43
    • Creating a Flash Lighting Effect

      1:53
    • The Technique of Spotlighting

      4:18
    • Painting Subjects with LIghts

      6:31
    • Lighting the Inside of a Cave

      6:36

About This Class

Are you a landscape, nature, or adventure sports photographer and if so, are you happy with your photography?

Have you tried various techniques to make your outdoor photography stand out, only to be disappointed?

Are you looking for ways to add that special sauce to your photos?

Well If I could show you some techniques that take your outdoor and nature photography from ho-hum to wow, and at no risk to you, wouldn’t you want to know about it?

If you are like me you’ve been out in the field photographing some amazing scenery or action adventure only to return to your office with disappointing results and then wonder what needs to change.

I have been photographing for over 30 years and this has happened to me many times.  I would photograph then analyze the photography trying to figure out why the photographs didn’t look as cool as they did when I was in the field.  Often the problem was lighting so I tried software like HDR and others, but soon realized that HDR was limited and that software does not really create quality light. It was so disappointing!

Then one day I decided to incorporate a pretty simple technique of adding light to some of my scenes and what I learned was, while this wasn’t necessarily the trick that would work in every situation, it resulted in more dramatic outdoor and nature photography.

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So, I began to experiment by adding light to many of my outdoor subjects and during this time I developed some techniques that allow me to show my subjects the way that I envision.

What you need is someone to show you how to get creative with your lighting by not solely relying on mother nature to provide perfect outdoor light. By giving me a chance, I will show you today how to take control of lighting and create the images you envision so by tomorrow your photographs will look better and more dramatic.

In this course, I will show you:

  • The tools of the trade from flashes to mounting devices

  • How flashlight works with outdoor light and lighting fundamentals

  • How to make your subject stand out

  • How to photograph wildflowers in the field with added drama

  • How to add light to landscapes photographs

  • How to photograph outdoor portraits with multiple flashes

  • How to light a camping scene

  • How to create dramatic action sports photographs like mountain biking or rafting using multiple wireless flashes.

  • How to get creative with light like Light Painting and spotlighting techniques.

I will show you all this right now so by the next time you photograph you will be looking at better photography in simple and complex photo setups

Warning: this course is not for you if you only watch one video and never apply what you learned with your photography. This course is for people who love to photograph and want to apply the techniques demonstrated in this course.

Yes, while you can certainly watch YouTube videos and read blogs here and there and probably learn something, you can get this course right now packed full of examples and information, and all for a very low price.

Are you ready? Just click Take This Course now so you can get started right away!

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Charlie Borland

Professional photographer for over 35 years

Charlie Borland has been a commercial and stock photographer for over 35 years. Based in Oregon, his clients include Xerox, NW Airlines, Fujitsu, Tektronix, Nike, Blue Cross, Nationsbank, Precision Castpart's Corp., Mentor Graphics, Texas Instruments, Pacificorp, Cellular One, Sequent Computer, Early Winters, Cascade Bancorp, and AGC. He has won numerous awards for his photography and received recognition for annual reports he has photographed.

His imagery has been used thousands of ti...

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