2015 Jul. 25: Free Hands-On, Off Camera Flash Photography Workshop

Photographers with a basic understanding of f-stop, shutter speed, ISO, and white balance can learn how to move beyond available light photography into manual control, off camera flash for creative results.Requirements: A DSLR with a hot shoe that you understand how to set in full manual mode: manual shutter speed, manual f-stop, manual ISO, manual white balance; a fully charged camera battery; an empty memory card; and your camera’s instruction manual.Course topics: Why use off camera flash? Types of flash, flash triggering, hard light/soft light, light fall off, inverse square law, determining proper exposure, and flash modifiers: umbrellas, grids, soft boxes, and reflectors. Also includes one light portraits, creative color balance and flash photography, rear curtain sync, flash terminology, and resources.Presented by Geoffrey Baker, who has more than 35 years of photojournalism experience, including credits in The New York Times, GQ, Entrepreneur, The Baltimore Sun, Trail Runner, Running Times, Runners World, EndurancePlanet, Die Welt, Library Journal, and Ultrarunning Magazine.

Source: Howard County Library Event Registration

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