Understanding battery options and why they’re important
Typical approaches to using on-camera flash and their shortcomings
Understanding how TTL works
Evaluating ambient light
Blending flash with ambient light
Camera and flash settings
How to light large groups evenly
Creating directional portrait light
This class is targeted for all levels of photographers who have a speedlight flash with a rotating flash head who want to improve their indoor portrait and event photography.
This workshop provides a great, non-intuitive approach to using on-camera flash indoors. Students will work with one another to practice and master the technique they’ve learned. Students will leave the class with a new approach to using on-camera flash they can put to use immediately.
Schedule and Format
This two-hour class consists of lecture, demonstration and practice. Students will see the instructor demonstrate all camera settings and techniques then practice the technique with other students. The instructor will review student work and provide suggestions for improvement. Students need to bring their camera, lens and a speedlight flash with rotating flash head.
About the Instructor
Tim Babiak is a full-time professional photographer and a long-time instructor at Precision Camera. Tim serves on the board of directors of the Austin Professional Photographers Association and is a two-time recipient of the Photographer of the Year award from the Austin Professional Photographers Association. Tim is also a two-time Bronze Medalist in PPA’s International Print Competition. Tim is a PPA Photographic Craftsman (recognized for photographic instruction) and Certified Professional Photographer (CPP) and serves as a PPA CPP Liaison. Tim has taught hundreds of people locally as well as internationally various aspects of photography and post-production.
Event Venue & Nearby Stays
9600 S IH-35 | Southpark Meadows Austin, TX 78748, Austin, United States