Free video tutorial
In this short yet sweet 8 minute video, I share with you how I create a portrait shot from scratch using flash. I show you how I combine the flash and ambient light, the camera settings I use, and how to dial it all in. The end result is a bit of magic. Enjoy.
Feel free to ask me questions below.
If you want to know more about using off-camera flash I suggest you join me on an Urban Portraits workshop. All the details are here.
I learned more here than I did on most YouTube lighting videos. Excellent tutorial
Thank you for the compliments,
I hate watching video’s like this – because now I want to buy a smoke machine…! Thanks for the inspiration.
Thank you. Sorry about the gas-inducing post. Smoke is so last year anyway :))
Hi Damien! Thanks for very inspiring video. You are really master in keeping it simple indeed. I love your style.
A technical question – what kind of smoke machin did you use in this tutorial? It looks very suitable for my further project. Thanks for your answer.
Robert form Norway
Thank you for the compliments.
The Smoke machine is a Scotty 11 that I bought from the Smoke Factory in Germany. It was about €700 plus taxes and smoke fluid but it gets a lot of use so it’s worth it to me.