Tag Archives: Off Camera Flash

Welshot Does… Editorial Edge – Themed Photoshoot with Models

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At this Welshot Photographic Academy full day, on location, photo-shoot event the “Editorial Edge” styling (clothing and techniques) will team with the backdrop of the cosmopolitan Georgian Quarter in Liverpool. Think clean tailored lines, beautiful models, in a vibrant urban and sometimes derelict landscape – this is a catwalk stopping combo! Think Peter Lindbergh when he photographed the great models in the Meat Packing Districts of New York in a documentary fashion style.

Come and join us and the Welshot Team in Liverpool and be prepared to make and create some stunning images. learn a thing or three, have some fun and make some new friends.

Welshot Does… Frocks (& Suits) on Rocks – The Wedding – Themed Photo-Shoot with Models – Snowdonia

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Off Camera Flash Photography, Wedding Dresses, Suits and Ties, beautiful backdrops in the stunning location of the Snowdonia landscape – it can only mean one thing… Frocks on Rocks (with Suits) is back! For the last time. This time our annual photographic extravaganza for 2019 is inspired by beautiful wedding gowns and suits. Our locations will be everything from waterfalls, lakes and rivers – starting in Betws-Y-Coed and finishing in Beddgelert – this fantastic day of photography is going to have it all for the photographer, beginner or advanced.

Off Camera Flash for Beginners – Liverpool Photographic Mini-Module

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Another Afternoon Mini-Module, specifically designed for the beginner to learn a new skill and technique – Off Camera Flash Photography – while taking part in a fun and friendly photo-shoot arranged by the Welshot Photographic Academy.  This event gives you the opportunity to work in a small group and specifically designed for beginners with guaranteed One to One tuition as well as group tuition throughout the day. You will also be able to perfect your “Working with Models” and posing skills along the way – all while creating strong, full of impact photos for your portfolio

How To Shoot with Gels – Off Camera Flash – Chester Photographic Academy Evening

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A firm favourite with Welshot members has always been shooting with coloured gels. Tonight at the Welshot Photographic Academy Evening in Chester, based at the Crowne Plaza we will be using Off Camera Flash and working in a variety of indoor locations. You will learn about how to use OCF and gels in a creative way to light your Model up with coloured gels attached to the light source and how this will help to create truly stunning images. Using a colour wheel, you will also learn about which colours complement each other and how to avoid colour clashing.

Here Come the Girls – Off Camera Flash Photography – Themed Photo-Shoot – Ellesmere Port Academy Evening

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At the April Welshot Photographic Evening based at the Holiday Inn, Ellesmere Port it is all about “Here Come The Girls” – and working with Off Camera Flash.  In a creative way, using your camera, the lighting and posing your models, our Welshot Team Leaders will help you to make some wonderful portrait photography.  Our Models will be wearing fashioned in trendy “Street Fashion” with accompanying accessories and you are guaranteed to get yourself a range of creative photographs for your portfolio. This Photographic Academy Evening is going to have it all, helping you to learn how to get the best from YOUR camera and working with models.

Off Camera Flash & Bokeh – Model Photo-Shoot – Chester Photographic Academy Evening

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Tonight, it is all about Off Camera Flash, Creating Bokeh and Working with Models using the lights of Chester to help create that special background effect to give your images that WOW factor.  At this Welshot Chester Photographic Academy Evening based at the Chester Crowne Plaza we will be out and about taking photos of our wonderful Welshot Models using the Off Camera Flash technique – aiming to create the bokeh effect using the available light of Chester  

What is Bokeh?  Bokeh comes from the Japanese word boke, which means “blur” or “haze”, or boke-aji, the “blur quality.” Bokeh is pronounced BOH-Kə or BOH-kay.  Bokeh is “the effect of a soft out-of-focus background that you get when shooting a subject, using a fast lens, at the widest aperture, such as f/2.8 or wider.” Simply put, bokeh is the pleasing or aesthetic quality of out-of-focus blur in a photograph.

Mains Studio & Off Camera Flash – Winter Fashion Photo-Shoot – Ellesmere Port Photographic Academy Evening

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At the January Welshot Photographic Evening based at the Holiday Inn, Ellesmere Port it is all about Winter Fashion, Off Camera Flash and Mains Studio Flash photography.  In a creative way, using your camera, the lighting and posing your models, our Welshot Team Leaders will help you to make some wonderful portrait photography.  Our Models will be wearing a variety of Winter clothing (suitable for outdoors as well as inside) and accessories and you are guaranteed to get yourself a range of creative photographs for your portfolio– this Photographic Academy Evening is going to have it all, helping you to learn how to get the best from YOUR camera and the different lighting set-ups to fun and chips.

Editorial Edge – A Welshot Themed Photo-Shoot in Liverpool

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Welshot Editorial Edge Liverpool 12th May 2018 – A Welshot Themed Photo-Shoot in Liverpool.   Ok, so it’s Saturday Morning and we are in the Baltic Triangle of Liverpool for the annual Welshot Editorial Edge event. My first impressions are what a great location for a photoshoot. The decaying industrial landscape is slowly being taken over […]

A Long Courtship – Finally joined as an Academy Member

A long courtship. I’ve a long courtship with Welshot. I first stumbled across the society following up on some images of Kris Williams which were and remain an inspiration. So much so that the first evening I attended as a visitor was Kris talking through his work, and although Picasso was talking about painting when […]

Shooting with Gels at Welshot: Chester Academy Evening – The Newbie Reports

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So, after a couple of years attending occasional events with Welshot I have joined, and the first event I am attending as a member is the shooting with coloured gels in Chester. Like many other photo enthusiasts I did use the coloured clip on colour filters that came with my flash and indeed sweet wrappers […]