Online class with Neil van Niekerk

Off-Camera Flash Photography

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Put your subjects in their best light no matter what the setting by taking your speedlight off-camera and creating fantastic portraits with Neil van Niekerk’s expert flash techniques.

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Neil van Niekerk is a portrait, wedding and boudoir photographer based in the greater New York area. Originally from South Africa, he teaches workshop...Read more

Lessons (9)

Intro to Off-Camera Flash
1. Intro to Off-Camera Flash
Meet Neil and see great examples of effective use of off-camera flash photography, with a discussion of location and subject positioning.
13min
Gear & Setup
2. Gear & Setup
Learn what gear you'll need for using off-camera flash, including battery packs, wireless transmitters and modifiers such as umbrellas and soft boxes.
15min
Using a Speedlight
3. Using a Speedlight
Neil demystifies the speedlight's many settings and how to adjust them, whether you're shooting with automatic metering or manually adjusting your cam...Read more
28min
Exposure Metering Techniques
4. Exposure Metering Techniques
Effective metering is key to good exposure. You'll see how to use a handheld meter or through-the-lens metering and how to read a photo's histogram to...Read more
19min
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Neil van Niekerk is a portrait, wedding and boudoir photographer based in the greater New York area. Originally from South Africa, he teaches workshop...Read more

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