Flash Photography Workshop

Gift VoucherOur Flash Photography Workshop is for you if you’ve always been scared to get your flash out of the bag, and if you’ve used it you’ve never been particularly happy with the results. After completing this course you will know how your flash works and how you can use it to achieve good results.

Flash Workshop
Image by workshop attendee, Kathi Archery.

You will be shown how to use on and off camera flash to create both natural and dramatic portrait photos on our Flash Photography Course in London. We cover the basics of using flash so you fully understand how to use it, and then go on to create photos using flash, inside and outside using both on and off camera flash. Topics covered will include:

– How to use flash to get results you’re happy with
– Flash settings and what they do, including zoom, TTL and manual
– How your camera setting affect flash including shutter speed, aperture, ISO and sync speed
– Fill flash and flash exposure compensation
– How to balance ambient light with flash
– Bouncing flash off ceilings and walls – how and why
– Working with off camera flash
– How and where to position lights in relation to your subject and the environment
– Off camera flash lighting set ups for portraits including main, fill and hair light
– How and when to use reflectors, diffusers and umbrellas
– Adding interest to shots using flash
– Lighting the background
– Combining movement with flash

On this lighting course, we work with a model, and visit different locations, outside and inside, to create a set of portraits that will help you fully understand how to use on and off camera flash to achieve excellent and consistent results.

Flash Photography Course
Image by workshop attendee, Wilfried Haubenberger.

Flash Workshop

You will need a camera with manual mode and, and you will need your own dedicated flash unit. Please contact us if you have any questions about this and if you have an camera other than a Nikon or Canon SLR. This is a hands day, you will be taking photos most of the time.

Flash Photography Course

“Thank you so much for yesterday. It was a really useful session from my perspective and exactly what I was looking for. Will hopefully help me overcome and unnecessary fear of the flash and allow me to have the confidence to get it out of the bag.”


The Flash Photography Course is led by Andrew Mason, a professional portrait photographer with a wealth of lighting knowledge and experience. Andrew also runs our Studio Lighting Course.



Limited to 6 places.

Cost – £125.

The flash photography workshop runs from 10.30am-4.00pm, and takes place in  central London. Click ‘register’ below to see the address. Attendees will be emailed with detailed joining instructions.

Available dates

  1. Book now Saturday, 12th Mar 2016
  2. Book now Saturday, 21st May 2016



This workshop can be bought as a Gift Voucher.

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