1. Adding Fill Flash for Beautiful Ambient Light Portraits

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    While natural light can be wonderful for portraits, adding some off-camera flash can fill in shadows, shape the face and add a beautiful catch-light to the subject’s eyes. This simple addition can change a portrait from “Ok” to “Wow”! Despite its many advantages, many photographers from novice to professional fear adding flash to their environmental portraits because they think it will look un-natural and consistently finding the right mix remains a mystery. Join instructor Joe Brady as he takes away the mystery of blending flash with ambient light. Once you learn to take control of your flash it will become one of your favorite outdoor portrait tools. The combination of off-camera flash and a light meter to measure flash contributions will give you complete control to craft the portraits with added shape and dimension that your clients will love.

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    • At the Bench: Sekonic SpectroMaster C-700 Color Meter

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      The Sekonic SpectroMaster C-700 color temperature meter provides data to determine a light’s color temperature and compare it to other lighting instruments. In this blog, I present several lighting situations and how using different modes can determine a desired lighting setup. The C-700 is feature rich and can be used for numerous lighting tasks. I will also take a look at lighting under tungsten and LED source setups. To read the full post, visit our blog: http://blog.abelcine.com/2015/06/23/at-the-bench-sekonic-spectromaster-c-700-color-meter/

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      • Basic Off-Camera Flash for Environmental Portraits

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        Adding the right amount of flash to your outdoor portraits will make your shots stand out. And getting your flash off camera will make them look more natural and add life to your subject’s eyes that can help to transform ordinary snapshots into great results. By adding radio triggers to your camera kit, you get the freedom to put light wherever you need it. Join instructor Joe Brady as he uses a single off-camera speedlight to add sparkle to the eyes and fill in shadows while maintaining a natural, “flash-free” look to environmental portraits. And, of course, he will be showing you how to get just the right amount of light with a Sekonic light meter. Watch as he makes amazing shots with this simple and effective traveling portrait studio.

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        • Beautiful Portraits with Continuous Light

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          They run hot, the color spectrum is off and the light is uneven from continuous light kits – isn't it? Don’t you need to use studio strobes for beautiful portraits? If you thought that was the case, you’ll be surprised to see how continuous lights can be both beautiful and easy to use. Join host Joe Brady as he uses a single Bowens Streamlite 530, a reflector and a Sekonic L-478DR light meter in a simple yet effective studio set. You’ll see the benefits a light meter can bring to this type of lighting by providing the information you need to get it right in camera. Only a light meter can accurately measure the directional light that is illuminating your subject – no missed shots, no missed opportunities, perfect exposure every time. Join us for this free session and learn the tools and techniques that allow you to create beautiful portraits with continuous lights.

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          • Become the Master of Off-Camera Flash!

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            Is off-camera flash still something that causes you trouble? Do you find yourself constantly chimping your camera LCD and making adjustments for every shot you take? Does mixing flash with sunlight cause you nightmares? If you want to become a master of off-camera flash, join us for this free live video webinar sponsored by Sekonic. Host Joe Brady will take us through the process of controlling off-camera flash for both interior portraits and for adding fill-light to outside shots. With just one flash, a light meter and a pair of PocketWizard radio triggers you can get consistent and beautiful results every time. Joe will also show how some basic light shaping tools can change the look of your lighting and how much control you have over the quality and shape of the light. If you’re not yet a master of off-camera flash, this will be time well spent.

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            • Behind The Scenes - Lifestyle photoshoot at Österlen.

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              This behind the scenes video is focused on the photo gear that we used during our photoshoot. Gear for this video: Canon EOS 5D Mark III and Canon 85 mm f/1,2. Edited in Adobe Premiere. No colouring. Gear list: Hasselblad H5D-50c Hasselblad 210 mm f/4 HC Auto Focus Lens Gitzo Carbon 6X GT3531 Really Right Stuff Bh-L Really Right Stuff Ballhead Bh-55LR Profoto B1 500 AirTTL Profoto Air Remote Profoto Zoom Reflector Manfrotto 420B Sekonic Litemaster Pro-L 478DR (Pocket Wiz) California Sunbounce Sun-Scrim Kit 8x8” Apple MacBook Pro 15” Godox LP-800X Portable Battery Pack F-stop Loka Pelican Case 1510 With Dividers Pelican Case 1490 CC1 Laptop Case Think Tank Pixel Sunscreen V.2.0 QPcard Thanks Helena Gustavsson, Niklas Rosendahl and Goecker (www.goecker.se)

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              • Bobbi Lane on Sekonic light meters

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                Bobbi Lane, still photographer, product endorsement Sekonic light meters, produced for the MacGroup, featuring Wil Hanza, sunset, magic hour shoot, New York City

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                • Bobbi Lane - Sunset Rooftop Photo Shoot

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                  Learn more at http://www.sekonic.com/Products/L-758DR/Overview.aspx

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                  • Classical Posing and Portrait Lighting

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                    Featuring Guest Photographer and Educator, Frank Dispensa While rules are often meant to be broken, knowing the techniques to create classic posing and classic lighting patterns are skills every portrait photographer should know. Join host Joe Brady and his special guest Frank Dispensa as many common posing situations for photographers are analyzed. From headshots to full-length, sitting and standing, Frank will explore how light direction, body angle, head tilt, and hand and arms position can make the difference between an unflattering portrait and a great one making subjects look their best. If you’ve never been taught how to pose, this free Webinar sponsored by Sekonic is a must-see event. Knowing how to pose — even when your informal shots are “not posed” — will let you capture your subjects at their most flattering best. When your clients look good, you look good, and so will your photography business.

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