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Strobe Workshop: Lighting with Speed Lights
4 Weeks | $295 | In-Class

Learn how to light your photographs without the use of heavy or expensive gear. This intensive workshop teaches the art of strobe lighting using off-camera flashes and other equipment such as flash triggers, gels, grids, softboxes and more. Through demonstrations, in-class assignments and independent projects, students will learn to maximize their options shooting with a core set of gear including a camera with manual controls, inexpensive speed lights and basic light modifiers.

Quarters Offered: Winter | In-Class
Course Fee: $295
Prerequisite: Introduction to Black & White Photography (ART-40213), Photo I: Aperture, Shutter Speed, and ISO (ART-40629), or equivalent experience.
Materials: No equipment is needed for session 1, and we will cover various gear choices that day if you need help deciding exactly what you should get. Equipment IS mandatory for session 2 (The first Saturday session) so you will have 8 days to acquire anything you don’t already have. See below for required materials. 
Note: Elective for Photography: Images and Techniques professional certificate. 
Contact: For more information about this course, please email unex-digital@ucsd.edu.

Equipment required for this course:
Camera (lens, batteries) with manual controls for ISO, shutter speed, aperture
1 off camera flash with manual power controls (e.g. Canon ex530, Nikon SB800, Vivitar 285hv)
1 umbrella (convertible preferred) or softbox
1 light stand and cold shoe umbrella bracket
1 flash trigger (e.g. Radio Popper, PocketWizard, PC Cable, etc.)

Course Number: ART-40511
Credit: 2.00 unit(s)
Related Certificate Programs: Photography: Images and Techniques