CASTING SHADOWS WITH SONY FLASH SYSTEM
Proficiency
Recommended For Beginner

Workshop Fees
Public: S$100
My Sony Members: S$50
SDW Members: S$50

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This workshop is subsidised by Sony Digital Workshop from its original course fee of $100.

This workshop is suitable for any Alpha Photographers who are interested in picking up the skills of using off-camera flash.
You will get to learn more about Sony's speed light solutions, and participate in individual shoots in small groups (4 pax max per group, safe distancing guidelines applies).

By the end of the lesson, participants will be able to:

  1. Use a Sony Alpha camera for flash photography with their Sony flash units
  2. Recognize the relationship between ISO, shutter and aperture in relation to flash
  3. Understand how Guide Number affects flash output
  4. Take photos of small objects with off-camera flash method for still-life photography with either 1 or 2 Sony flash units
  5. Utilise different lighting setups as well as modifiers to achieve desired effects
     

Mezame is a professional photographer who found his fame in surreal photoshoots involving concept portrait and toy photography. His works have been featured on DIYPhotography, PetaPixel, Dark Beauty Magazine, The South China Morning Post, The New Paper, Kotaku, io9 and many more. With heavy influences from pop-culture references, he uses photography and digital composites as a medium to tell stories, utilizing software such as Capture One Pro and Adobe Photoshop to bring imaginary worlds into reality. Apart from being a staff at Capture One and a Phase One Certified Professional, he is also an EIZO Southeast Asia Ambassador and a Wacom Ambassador (Singapore). He is also a member of the Professional Photographers Association (Singapore) and has been actively running photography workshops and seminars in parts of Asia.

Please ensure your Sony Alpha camera is compatible with our RM flashes based on the list below:

ILCE-6100, ILCE-6400, ILCE-6600

ILCE-7M2, ILCE-7M3

ILCE-7C

ILCE-7RM2, ILCE-7RM3, ILCE-7RM4

ILCE-7SM2, ILCE-7SM3

ILCE-9, ILCE-9M2

If your camera model is not compatible, you can write in to us at SDWInquiry.SG@ap.sony.com to request to loan a compatible camera.

1330 – 1430:

  • Introduction: Why we use flash for still-life
  • Basic lighting theories
    • Relationships: ISO, shutter and aperture
    • Understanding Guide Number
  • Why we use flash off-camera:
    • Off-camera vs on-camera examples
    • Lighting modifiers and how they affect light
       

1430 – 1530:

  • Getting started: Sony’s camera functions relevant for flash photography
  • Sony flash settings + commander modes
  • Setting up lighting for a still-life shot
    • One flash setup vs two flash setup
    • Shooting without/with lighting modifiers
       

1530 – 1630:

  • Practice session by participants
    • One flash setup
    • Two flash setup
    • Using lighting modifiers
       

1630 – 1700:

  • Sharing Session
     

1700 – 1730:

  • Q & A
     

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