Everybody's Gotta Start Somewhere
With FroKnowsPhoto: Beginner Flash Guide, pro photographer and FroKnowsPhoto.com creator Jared Polin along with commercial photographer, Adam Lerner, give you a fun and informative approach to learning off-camera flash, from assembling your basic light kit to how to trigger your flash, to understanding flash terminology - all with great motivational tips about different ways you can utilize flash in your photography.
Whether you’ve just picked up your first flash or you’ve been dreading using it, you’ll walk away from this guide with a richer appreciation for the fundamentals of flash photography. The confidence that you gain will allow you to capture incredible, dynamic flash photography in almost any situation.
The best part is that this isn’t only classroom learning – instead of just listening to Jared and Adam talk about flash photography, you’ll see them capture actual examples that show cause and effect of each change on the same image and watch real world photo shoots play out with these lessons in mind. By the end, you will have gained the confidence to get the flash out of auto and capture great images with your flash.
Your lesson begins with a rundown of your lighting kit and how to trigger your flash. Jared and Adam then go on to explain the basics of flash exposure in clear, concise detail, with helpful suggestions for always being ready to capture that important moment with a flash.
Once you have a strong understanding of your flash, you’ll understand the key terms of flash photography, like ambient exposure, flash to subject distance, aperture, ISO and shutter speed, providing you with an even greater comprehension of how great flash images actually get captured.
Next, you’ll learn how to push past the basic functions provided by your flash's Auto mode to take your flash photography to the next level. You'll apply the basic principles of photography combined with the principles of flash photography to get the perfect flash exposure.
Jared and Adam go thru the five key elements of flash exposure demonstrating them in a fun and informative way with real world examples that you can try anywhere.
Finally, you’ll take this new understanding of flash photography and watch it all play out in the real world, as you join Jared on four photo shoots that highlight unique settings and different shooting styles – off-camera flash portraits, studio flash portrait without a studio, mixing ambient light with flash, creative lighting with an off-camera flash and active shots with flash.
This unparalleled access will give you the feel of on-location off-camera flash photo shoot, complete with the mistakes and solutions inherent to any experience.
Who Is This Guide For?
Are you or someone you know just getting started with flash photography?
Are you afraid of the flash and not sure where to begin? If so, this guide is a great solution to help you understand the fundamentals of flash photography and unlock the power of your flash giving you the confidence you need to capture great images.
This Guide Is For Anyone Who...
- Wants to take full control of their flash
- Has trouble getting predictable results with flash
- Is confused how the exposure triangle for flash works
- Would like a better understanding of flash exposure
- Learns by real-world examples
- Wants to take flash images that "wow" their family and friends
- Would like to turn a while background into a dark background with just one flash