Learn Your Canon Flash System
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Today’s Canon flashes are amazing pieces of gear. They are really powerful and you can create stunning images with them, once you know how they all work together with your camera. You basically have a studio set up in your camera bag, and you can use multiple flashes to create stunning visuals. I use them all the time in both my wedding/portraits, as well as commercial work.
The Canon flash system gives you so many options, and learning what options work best in certain situations can really make your photographic life easy.
This 4 week ONLINE workshop will consist of 4 weekly video classes, that you can watch at your own leisure.
Class 1: The Basic of Canon Flash
This class will cover your flash equipment and how it works. We will cover F-stop, shutter speed, and power output of your flash and how all 3 work together. We will also cover TTL/ETTL, auto and manual settings, and Sync Speed and how all of them work and when to use them.
Class 2: Using Flash On Camera
Use of your flash on camera. We will cover bounce flash, diffusers, bounce cards, fill flash. We will also cover how to bounce your flash to create stunning portraits.
Class 3: Canon Flash Off Camera
Did you know that most Canon cameras have a built in wireless flash system that allows you to shoot flash off camera?
We will cover how to create stunning imagery by getting your flash off of your camera using a TTL cord.
We will also cover how to use your built in wireless system to use your flash off camera.
Use of your zoom on your flash in combination with your flash off camera to create wonderful 40’s style glam lighting.
Class 4: Multiple Flashes, and use of wireless devices and filters
This class will cover the use of multiple flash techniques using your built in flash system.
We will also cover the use of wireless flash options, including the new Canon radio wave system.
We will also cover the use of gels with your flash to balance your flash with available light.
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|Section 1: Canon Flash Class 1|
Introduction to the Canon flashPreview
White Balance and MeteringPreview
ETTL and Manual ModePreview
Zoom Flash Head
High Speed Sync
Shooting in ETTL
Flash in Aperture Priority
Shooting in Manual
Inverse Square Law
Power Output ISO
Showing Flash Zoom
|Section 2: Canon Flash Class 2|
Bounce off Ceiling
Broad, short, flat lighting explained
Showing broad, short, and flat lighting
Explaining Zoom and Grid Lighting
Showing Zoom and Grid Spotlight
Fill Flash Explained
Showing Fill Flash
|Section 3: Canon Flash Class 3|
Intro class 3
Getting your flash off camera
High speed sync
shooting outside with ttl cord
Shooting with high speed sync and ttl cord
Intro to wireless flash
Canon flash with Radio Popper
Canon 580 ex2 and 430 ex
Master- slave radio popper
Master Slave 580 set up
Master Slave 430 set up
Setting up Radio Popper
Connecting Radio Popper to your flash
Shooting with Radio Poppers
Radio Popper and Canon 600 flash
Radio Popper Nanos
More about Nanos
Flash and Nano and how they work
Nano and foot
Canon 600 and ste transmitter
Linking 600 and transmitter
Ratio and power output
Turning off flashes from transmitter
Shooting TTL and high speed sync
More shooting wirelessly
Shooting with Nanos
Shooting flowers with flash
|Section 4: Canon Flash Class 4|
Intro class 4
What is FEB
Explaining the menu
Explaining Set ups
Setting up slave
Multiple Flash Function
Intro to strobes outside
|Section 5: Canon Flash 5|
Canon 600 Ettl Outside
Canon 600 Manual Outside
Flash with gel
Manual with Nano
Kevin Focht has been shooting fashion and beauty for over 25 years. He has lived and worked in Milan, Greece, London, Miami and New York. His client list includes Brides, Elegant Bride, Modern Bride, Nordstrom, Jantzen, Bank of America, Seventeen, YM, Long Island Bride and Groom, and Oregon Bride.Sears, Walmart, Marie Claire, Ocean Drive
Kevin recently relocated to his hometown of Portland Oregon and has opened his studio there. ( Kevin’s decision to leave his successful career in the New York fashion industry was the direct result of his personal experience at ground zero on the morning of September 11, 2001) He brings his varied background of working for some of the most discerning art directors and clients to the education industry.
His talent for lighting and being able to shoot on the fly, has made him a perfect match for teaching. Giving back to the industry that has given him so much, is his latest passion.
Kevin is a speaker and educator both online and in person. He is a mentor at the After Dark seminars as well as the Sandy Puc tour. He has been a speaker at many conventions both local and national.
Kevin is also sponsored by Bowens Lighting and does educational seminars and online videos and articles for them.