Light It Up - Off Camera Flash

A course for off camera flash photographers needing inspiration on where to stick their flash

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What you'll learn:

In this course, creative and commercial photographer Michelle Dunn shares 8 images over 8 tutorials, with each image broken down to show you EXACTLY how they were created. Basically, a look inside the creativity of a working photographer. Each video tutorial shows you lighting set ups and pieces the image together bit by bit, with explanations from Michelle as to why she is doing everything she is doing, from camera settings, to background choices, flashes, light modifiers and other creative elements you might not have thought to use.

Level this course is suitable for photographers who:

- Have their own (or access to) 1 - 2 speedlite flashes and a set of flash triggers

(Of course, you can do this course without having any equipment! You will gain knowledge, you just won't be able to put it into practice until you have your own equipment)

- Already know how to use their equipment, but are in need of creative inspiration

- Please note, there may be pieces of equipment like certain soft boxes that you might not have. That's ok! Take the ideas and adapt them to what you have.

Course Outline:

1 - Introduction and run through of the equipment we'll be using

2 - 1 light artist headshot

3 - 1 flash and natural light creative corporate headshot

4 - 1 flash and natural light sports portrait

5 - 2 flash sports portrait

6 - 2 flash conceptual portrait

7 - 2 flash and natural light band promo image

8 - 1 flash and ambient light conceptual film noir portrait

9 - 2 flash musician portrait

This course is taught via:

Video tutorials

PDF downloadable lighting diagrams

Each lesson includes practical tasks to inspire your own shooting


When does the course begin and end?

This course is available to you with full access to all modules as soon as you sign up and pay your enrollment. There is no time limits on how long it takes you to complete the course, so you can do it in a week (if you have a full week free!) or you can do it over a few months or even a year. It's entirely self paced.

Can I do the course more than once?

Hell yes! You have ongoing access to the course, so you can do it once, or as many times as you need to do each lesson to get it to sink in. Also, the way we've structured the course with the Gorilla Exhibitor element means we hope you return to it time and again, when you need motivation to pick up your camera and create another series of images!

What if the course doesn't meet my expectations?

We are incredibly proud of this course and totally confident you'll love it. BUT, if for any reason you don't, we offer a 30 day money back guarantee. If you are having trouble at any point, just remember we are on hand via email to answer your questions if anything isn't clear. And we are always open to constructive feedback, so if you have ideas to improve the course, please let us know.

Your Instructor


Michelle began her photography career in 2002 in London. She continued to work, travel, develop photography skills and build her portfolio around the world until returning to Australia in 2004. She worked as a photographer in the NSW ski fields in 2004, then after 2 years of studying photography, and a few more years assisting numerous photographers across fashion, advertising, wedding, food and portraiture, she began her business MDP Photography and Video in 2007.

She has since worked with artists like Missy Higgins (video BTS for OZ album + acoustic session music videos), Joe Dolce, The Doctor Blake Mysteries as well as organisations like JP Morgan, Department of Education and Training, Superfriend mental health foundation, all the major banks, Radio Rentals, Chillout Festival, and loads more.

Class Curriculum

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  1 flash portrait of artist Susan Nethercote
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  1 flash and natural light portrait of creative director of BIFB Fiona Sweet
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  1 flash and natural light portrait of Steve Moneghetti
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  2 flash portrait of Veladrome Cyclist Mitch
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  2 flash conceptual portrait of performer Fernando Arielle Gallardo
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  2 flash portrait of the Sweet Mona's Choir
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  1 flash and ambient light Film Noir conceptual portrait of Frankie Alibi
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  2 flash promo portrait of musician Paige Duggan
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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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