Using Wireless Speedlights in Adventure & Nature Photography
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Using Wireless Speedlights in Adventure & Nature Photography

Learn to light with flash units and create more dynamic lighting in your nature and adventure photos
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4.6 (87 ratings)
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Created by Charlie Borland
Last updated 2/2019
English [Auto]
Current price: $23.99 Original price: $34.99 Discount: 31% off
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This course includes
  • 6 hours on-demand video
  • 9 articles
  • 1 downloadable resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • You will learn how to dramatically improve your outdoor lighting on your outdoor subjects
  • You will know how to add light to landscapes, macro, sports, and people
  • You will understand how to go beyond the basics and create amazing photography
  • You will know how to create storytelling light that takes your photographs beyond the mundane
  • If you dont understand flash, you will learn quickly in this course
  • A basic understanding of photography fundamentals
  • A desire to greatly improve your outdoor nature photography
  • You ONLY need a camera, tripod, and flash with wireless triggering, to get started
  • A computer with Photoshop (or similar) is a great tool but not required
  • A basic understanding of the flash unit

Are you passionate about your landscape and outdoor photography but unhappy with your photography results because the photos dont look like you hoped for?

Do you have any idea WHY they dont look like you wanted?

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?   

It could be the exposure, composition or one of the biggest reasons photos fail: lihting!

The anser just migt be that you need that special sauce added to your photos!   

What 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?   

I have been photographing for over 30 years and many times I did not get the results I wanted. 

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, in many cases the results were more dramatic outdoor and nature photography.   

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 envisioned in the first place.

I also learned that flash is not just for photographing people indoors.  Flash can create amazing lighting effects for outdoor scenes and subjects.   

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 flash light 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 flash   

  • 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   

Please understand 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.   


Who’s the Instructor?   

There are many courses on how to be an amazing photographer, but how many are taught by true professionals who have a career and worked as a photographer?   

I was formally trained at Brooks Institute in the 1980’s and have worked every day since. I have been published in countless magazines (you’ve no doubt heard of), calendars, outdoor product manufacturers, and had my outdoor images used thousands of times.

I have taught photo workshops across the USA and Middle East. Founded two stock photo agencies, and sold thousands of stock photos. I love to teach and want to insure you succeed and love photography like I do. You can trust me to teach you photography! ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Take your photography to the next level!

The mission of this course is to show you techniques you may not have been aware of and apply those techniques for more dramatic photographs.

Are you ready to discover simple and easy-to-follow strategies for creating beautiful photographs that I have used for 30 years in my professional business? 

Want to learn more about this course? Click to watch the video above.

Enroll today! Just click Take This Course now so you can get started right away! 

And you can review this course for FREE! Did you also know that if you don’t like the course, you can get a 100% refund, meaning there is NO RISK TO YOU!


Who this course is for:
  • This course is for photographers just getting started and advanced photographers looking for inspiration
  • This course is for any photographer wanting to improve their adventure and nature photography with specialized lighting
  • This course is for photographers who enjoy experimenting with new techniques
  • Those new to using a flash unit who want to fasttrack to being a flash expert
  • Any photographer who wants to master all types of lighting
Course content
Expand all 65 lectures 05:53:16
+ Introduction to Light and Lighting
4 lectures 22:39
Understanding the Difference Between Ambient Light and Flash Light
Understanding the Exposure Triangle
Understanding the Inverse Square Law

Choose which is part of the exposure triangle

Which three are part of the exposure triangle?
1 question
+ Lighting Equipment and Flash Technology
8 lectures 43:38
Accessories for Wireless Flash
Important Features of the Flash Unit
How Shooting Modes Work with Flash
What to Use: Aperture Priority or Program Mode?
The Importance of Sync Speed
How to Apply Exposure Compensation to Flash Pictures
The Value of ETTL Functionality
Here is your assignment # 1: Shooting modes
+ How to Control Flash Lighting on Your Subject
9 lectures 55:41
How to Make Great Photos With Flash Exposure Compensation
The Advantage of Manual Flash
Changing Depth of Field when using Flash
How to Use Flash Key
The Advantage of Flash Fill
Using Flash Fill on a Desert Cactus
Modifying Light from a Flash
How to Use Flash Off-Camera

Which of these three scenarios is correct?

Changing your depth of field when using flash
1 question
+ Understanding Wireless Flash Triggering Options
3 lectures 14:30
Triggering Off_camera Flash with Infra Red Signal
Triggering Off-Camera Nikon Flash with Infra Red Signal
Triggering off-Camera Flash with Radio Signal
+ Using Wireless Flash for Outdoor Portraits
12 lectures 59:33
Two Light Portraits
Photographing Cowboys with Two Lights
Three Light Portraits
Four Light Portraits
Photographing Portraits Outdoors Pt 1
Photographing Portraits Outdoors Pt 2
Photographing Portraits Outdoors Pt 3
Photographing Portraits Outdoors Pt 4
The Outdoor Apparel Photo Shoot

Where are lights placed for effect?

Lighting outdoor portraits
1 question
Here's Your Assignment #3: The Outdoor Portrait
+ Using Flash in Landscape Photography
4 lectures 17:45
Lighting Lupine Wildflowers Pt 1
Lighting Lupine Wildflowers Pt2

This video demostrates lighting a group of flowers in a landscape photo.

Photographing Landscape in Columbia River Gorge
+ Using Flash in Close-Up and Macro Photography
4 lectures 16:21
Flash Lighting for Macro Close-Ups
Macro Photography in the Field
How to Prevent Blurring Flowers
Here's your assignment #4: Close-ups
+ Wireless Flash for Action and Adventure Subjects
5 lectures 26:41
Using Multiple Flashes for Action Subjects
Photographing a Mountain Biker with Multiple Flash Units
Cool Gadget: The Bettter Beamer
Here's your assignment #5: Action
+ Specialty Techniques Using Wireless Flash
6 lectures 48:09
How to Photograph the Perfect Campfire
How to Create Colorful Effects with Lighting Gels
Creating Fake Sunlight on Nature & Outdoor Subjects
Here's your assignment #6
+ How to Tell Stories With Light using a Flash
8 lectures 34:51
Telling Stories With Light
Telling Stories with Light Pt 2
Creating Light From Within the Scene
The Fine Art of Spotlighting with Flash
Painting Nature Subjects with Light from Flash
Photographing Cavers inside a Cave
Here's your assignment #7: Hide-a-flash
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