Introduction

  • 1.1 Lighting 201 Trailer
  • 1.2 Welcome to Lighting 201!
  • 1.3 OCF = Anytime/Anyplace
  • 1.4 Lighting 101 Speed Review
  • Gears, Setup, & Reference

  • 2.1 Our Three Favorite Camera Flashes 'Pocket Strobes'
  • 2.2 Chapter 2 Intro
  • 2.3 Wired, Infrared or Radio?
  • 2.4 “Pocket, Medium, Full Strobe?”
  • 2.5 4 More Flashes “Pocket Strobes” Worth Looking At
  • 2.6 Our 2 Favorite Medium Strobes
  • 2.7 Our 2 Favorite Radio Triggers
  • 2.8 5 Simple Steps to Trouble Shooting Radios/OCFs
  • 2.9 Fantastic ND Filters at Any Price Range
  • 2.10 Our Favorite “Sticks”
  • 2.11 12 Mounting and Must-Have Lighting Accessories
  • 2.12 Gear Setup – Setting Up a Light Stand or “Stick”
  • 2.13 Gear Setup – Setting Up a Monopod Light or “Boom...
  • 2.14 Gear Setup – Setting Up a “Medium Boom Stick”
  • 2.15 Gear Setup – Setting Up a Manual Flash “Big Boom...
  • 2.16 Gear Setup – Setting Up a Full Feature Flash “Big Boom...
  • 2.17 Chapter 2 Quiz: Gear Setups & Reference
  • Off-Camera Bare Bulb Pocket Strobe Techniques

  • 3.1 Chapter 3 Intro
  • 3.2 Our Favorite Ultra-Portable OCF Light Modifiers
  • 3.3 8 Steps to Perfecting Each Scene & Image When Using OCF
  • 3.4 Over Powering the Sun – Part I
  • 3.5 Over Powering the Sun – Part II
  • 3.6 Slow Down! Watch the Details
  • 3.7 Assignment | Over Powering the Sun and Using "Upgrounds"
  • 3.8 More Power Without the Power
  • 3.9 Adding to Existing Light – Part I
  • 3.10 Assignment: Adding to Existing Light
  • 3.11 Bare Bulbing with Large Groups
  • 3.12 Back Lighting to Create Interest
  • 3.13 Assignment | Back Lighting to Create Interest
  • 3.14 Getting Crazy with the “Whip Pan”
  • 3.15 Assignment: The Whip Pan
  • 3.16 Chapter 3 Quiz: Off-Camera Bare Bulb Pocket Strobe Techniques
  • Off-Camera Modified Pocket & Medium Strobe Techniques

  • 4.1 Perfect In-Camera, Then Photoshop
  • 4.2 Chapter 4 Intro
  • 4.3 The Flash Modifier You Already Own
  • 4.4 The Oh-So Powerful Umbrella
  • 4.5 Large Group Shots with an Umbrella
  • 4.6 Exposure Balancing via Lightroom
  • 4.7 Assignment | Large Group Shots with an Umbrella
  • 4.8 Portable Softboxes
  • 4.9 Assignment | Softbox Portraits
  • 4.10 More Light Control, Just Grid It!
  • 4.11 Assignment | Softbox with Grid
  • 4.12 Dusk + Modified Pocket Strobes
  • 4.13 Assignment: Modified Pocket Strobes at Dusk
  • 4.14 More Power? Medium Strobes FTW!
  • 4.15 Assignment | Medium or Full Strobe Portraits
  • 4.16 Adding to Existing Light – Part II
  • 4.17 Adding or Enhancing Light Direction
  • 4.18 Assignment | Adding to Existing Light with Medium or Full Strobe
  • 4.19 Our Ideal Group Lighting Technique
  • 4.20 Assignment | Medium or Full Strobe Group Photos
  • 4.21 Incorporating Flares with Flash
  • 4.22 Assignment | Using Flash with Flares
  • 4.23 Cutting Light, Grids and GOBOs
  • 4.24 Assignment | Using Flash with Gobos
  • 4.25 Chapter 4 Quiz: Off-Camera Modified Pocket & Medium Strobe Techniques
  • Seeing Like An Artist, Thinking Like A Camera

  • 5.1 Chapter 5 Intro
  • 5.2 Fog + Flash + Grid = Dramatic Change
  • 5.3 Assignment | 3-Light Look with 1 Off Camera Flash
  • 5.4 What About The Fill Light?
  • 5.5 Backlight + GOBO + Fog = Magic
  • 5.6 Assignment | Backlight and Gobo
  • 5.7 Drawing Attention via Light Shaping
  • 5.8 Visualizing Light & Color Shifts
  • 5.9 Mixing Ambient + GOBO w/Flash
  • 5.10 Better Light Can Change Everything!
  • 5.11 Chapter 5 Quiz: Seeing Like An Artist, Thinking Like A Camera
  • 5.12 B.Y.O.L | The 3-Light Setup That Only Requires One Light
  • Case Studies

  • 6.1 Chapter 6 Intro
  • 6.2 Subtle Refinement = Massive Difference
  • 6.3 Great Light Changes Everything! Part II
  • 6.4 Manually Triggered RCS + Shutter Drag
  • 6.5 Assignment | Long Exposure and Manually Triggered Flash
  • 6.6 The Right Power for Each Scene
  • 6.7 Dodging and Burning via Light In-Camera
  • 6.8 Subtle Light for Natural Portraits
  • 6.9 Light Modification & Simple Compositing
  • 6.10 Assignment | Light Modification and Compositing
  • 6.11 Expanding Your Photographic Vision
  • 6.12 Chapter 6 Quiz: Subtlety & Refining - Case Studies