The height, angle and distance the flash needs to be from the subject will be fully demonstrated along with methods on achieving correct exposure using a Gossen or Sekonic type hand held flash meter and camera histogram. A range of professional reflectors and diffusers will be available for your use throughout the day and their uses and benefits explained to you. Lighting ratios, catchlights and correct skin tone will all be revealed to get the best out of the subject. A special section will be included to show you how to shoot family pets.
The day will develop to show you how to effortlessly create a shadowless white background ideal for Venture lifestyle type photography. You'll have a male or female models to photograph and also full use of Bowens lighting equipment. The aim is to help you progress from clip-on flash to studio flash and by the end of the day be able to shoot professional portraits that would not be out of place in any high street studio. The cost of studio lighting today is much less than you would expect. Individual heads are now less than Canon Speedlites.