Photography with Off-Camera Flash - Level 3

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Overview Photography with Off-Camera Flash – Level 3 course is developed for more advanced learners of photography who need guidance …


Photography with Off-Camera Flash – Level 3 course is developed for more advanced learners of photography who need guidance on using gear. By the completion of the course the learners will have a great understanding about the different types of gear to match their purposes and how each of them works. It also focuses on how to work with flashes and exposure to suit the lighting. Either you are using a digital camera or using manual setting, this course will come handy in knowing techniques of how to work with lighting and backgrounds.

This course works the best for learners who already have a camera and know the fundamentals of working with it. It serves the best if you are trying to make a profession out of the art of photography. It teaches you the tips and tricks that can be helpful when you are working as a professional in the industry. Photography with Off-Camera Flash is an IAP accredited course and it helps you to become a more comfortable with techniques, equipment and lightning.

What is significant about this course is that it is designed by the professional photographers in the industry. This assures that you are getting the guidance from the best and it helps you gain knowledge about the nooks and corners into the profession. Photography with Off-Camera Flash undoubtedly becomes the stepping stone you choose to upgrade the journey in photography.

Why You Should Consider Taking this course at Study365?

Study365 is a leading online provider for several accrediting bodies and provides learners the opportunity to take this course. At Study365, we give our fullest attention to our learners’ needs and ensure they have the necessary information required to proceed with the training.

Learners who register with us will be given excellent learning support, discounts for future purchases, and be eligible for a TOTUM Discount card and Student ID card with amazing offers and access to retail stores, the library, cinemas, gym memberships, and their favourite restaurants.

  • About the Tutor
  • Who is this course for?
  • Learning Outcomes
  • Entry Requirements
  • Required Equipment
  • Method of Assessment
  • Awarding Body
  • Certification
  • Access Duration
  •  Career Path & Progression

With a passion for photography which began when his parents presented him with a camera at just 11 years old, Bernie Raffe is a professional photographer based in the United Kingdom. An award-winning portrait and wedding photographer, Bernie has qualified at the Associate Level of the Master Photographers Association (MPA) and Society of Wedding and Portrait Photographers (SWPP). His goal is to teach you how to be a better photographer and take memorable and inventive photos to wow others!

Bernie has received more than 100 5-star reviews for his teaching style. He demonstrates the intricacies of film and photography without clouding your perceptions of the science behind the images. He is a motivational speaker on this subject to beginners, amateurs, and professionals alike and occasionally does a guest spot on cruise ships.

Photography with Off-Camera Flash - Level 3 course is ideal for anyone who is interested in photography and even those who are already engaged in it.  There is no previous knowledge required to take this course.

  • Different types of gear to match different purposes
  • How to work with flashes and exposure to suit the lighting
  • Techniques of how to work with lighting and backgrounds
  • Tips and tricks that can be helpful when you are working as a professional
  • Becoming more comfortable with techniques, equipment and lightning
  • Learners who are over the age of 16 and have a basic understanding of the English Language, ICT, and numeracy can take Photography with Off-Camera Flash
  • A sound educational background is an advantage.
  • There are no formal prerequisites to take this course.
  • The learners must have a camera with a hot shoe and be capable of manual mode
  • At least one external flash capable of varying power levels

This is a knowledge-based course, and thus, will contain no method of assessment.

The International Awards for Professionals IAP is an awarding body established in 1999 that aims to promote a high educational standard. They hope to create online education that is trustworthy and credible. They are focused on raising the standards of online education and ensuring it is accessible to all. The IAP provides accreditation for a range of educational establishments and monitors and continually develops the educational standards of such institutions. Their globally recognised certifications give learners the opportunity to acquire the skills and knowledge needed to gain employment in the chosen fields.

Upon the successful completion of the course, learners will be awarded an accredited certificate of completion for Photography with Off-Camera Flash - Level 3 by iAP.

Course material will be directly provided to the candidates and they have access for 12 months. They are able to complete the self-learning process in stages as well as revisit the lessons anytime they want within that time frame. 

Photography with Off-Camera Flash - Level 3 is designed to progress your competency in photography. Taking this course makes you eligible to pursue further education as well as a profession. Successful completion of the course guarantees an accredited qualification that paves way to a great career which requires the skills covered by the course. Here are some of the professions you are qualified to pursue with the knowledge you get from the course and once you complete all the areas of study in photography. Given below are job titles you can compete for, along with the average UK salary per annum according to

  • Photographer - £45,302 (approximately)

Course Curriculum

1. Introduction
1.1 Introduction To The Course FREE 00:04:00
2. Chapter 1 - The Equipment - here's what you need to get going
2.1 Lecture 1 What type of cameras and flash do you need? FREE 00:07:00
2.2 Lecture 2 Light Stands And Flash Umbrella Brackets FREE 00:03:00
2.3 Lecture 3 Triggering The Flashes FREE 00:10:00
2.4 Lecture 4 Flashes and Triggers Update #1 – 2020 FREE 00:04:00
2.5 Lecture 5 Light Modifiers 00:08:00
2.6 Lecture 6 Flash Heads Are Small, Modifiers Can Be Large, Avoid This Problem 00:04:00
2.7 Lecture 7 Do You Need A Flash Meter For Perfect Exposures? 00:03:00
3. Chapter 2 - Manual mode and the five aspects of off-camera flash exposure
3.1 Lecture 8 Manual Mode And Why It’s Best For Off-Camera Flash Photography 00:03:00
3.2 Lecture 9 Apertures And An Introduction To Exposure 00:05:00
3.3 Lecture 10 Shutter Speed And Its Role In Off Camera Flash Photography 00:05:00
3.4 Lecture 11 ISO And Its Role In Off Camera Flash Photography 00:03:00
3.5 Lecture 12 Determining The Correct Flash Power For Perfect Exposures 00:04:00
3.7 Lecture 13 Flash To Subject Distance And Its Effect On Exposure. 00:05:00
3.8 Lecture 14 Maximum Flash Sync Speed And High Speed Sync. 00:07:00
4. Chapter 3 - Indoor Photo Sessions
4.1 Lecture 15 Indoor Session1 – Simple First One-Light Setup 00:15:00
4.2 Lecture 16 Indoor Session 2 – Controlling Background Light Spill 00:07:00
4.3 Lecture 17 Indoor Session 3 – Lighting The Background 00:06:00
4.4 Lecture 18 Indoor Session 4 – Coloring The Background Using Gels. 00:04:00
4.5 Lecture 19 Indoor Session 5 – Using A Fill Light To Open Up The Shadows 00:08:00
4.6 Lecture 20 Indoor Session 6 – Stunning Beauty Light Using A Clam-Shell Lighting Setup 00:03:00
4.7 Lecture 21 Indoor Session 7 – Get An Edgier Feel By Using A Harder Light Source 00:07:00
4.8 Lecture 22 Indoor Session 8 – Portrait Lighting Patterns 00:05:00
4.9 Lecture 23 Indoor Session 9 – Graphic Backgrounds Using Household Objects 00:09:00
4.10 Lecture 24 Indoor Session 10 – Dramatic Light Using A Honeycomb Grid 00:05:00
4.11 Lecture 25 Indoor Session 11 – How To Get A Whiter Than White Background 00:04:00
5. Chapter 4 -Outdoor photo sessions
5.1 Lecture 26 Indoor Session 12 – Stunning Beauty Light Using A Tri-Flector Lighting Setup 00:05:00
5.2 Lecture 27 Introduction To Outdoor Off Camera Flash Exposure 00:07:00
5.3 Lecture 28 Flashes And Triggers Update #2 – 2020 00:03:00
5.4 Lecture 29 High Speed Sync Vs A Neutral Density Filter 00:10:00
5.5 Lecture 30 Outdoor Session 1 – Balancing Ambient And Flash Light 00:05:00
5.6 Lecture 31 Outdoor Session 2 – Balancing Ambient And Flash Light 00:04:00
5.7 Lecture 32 Outdoor Session 3 – Balancing Ambient And Flash Light 00:09:00
5.8 Lecture 33 Outdoor Session 4 – High Speed Sync – Wide Apertures On A Bright Day 00:07:00
5.9 Lecture 34 Outdoor Session 5 – Graphic Or Grungy Backgrounds 00:04:00
5.10 Lecture 35 Outdoor Session 6 – Graphic Or Grungy Backgrounds 00:04:00
6. Chapter 5 -Bonus video and conclusion
6.1 Lecture 36 Outdoor Session 6 – Graphic Or Grungy Backgrounds 00:04:00
6.2 Lecture 37 DIY Product Photography 00:08:00
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