Premium Speedlite Photography

Premium Speedlite Photography
Partner Sydney Photographic Workshops
Location Alexandria, Sydney, NSW
Duration 630 minutes
Min/max attendees 1/8
Recommended for intermediate
Next availability (Sydney time) Sat, 15 Jun 08:00
Pricing AU$450.0 (Standard)

Get the best shot possible with the right lighting in this exciting one day workshop.

The humble Speedlite is humble no longer! Learn how to control light and create stunning images you never thought possible. This workshop is designed to take you from zero Speedlite knowledge to confidently handling and being creative with your single Speedlite or multlple units off camera.

Spend an inspirational, educational, and creative day with internationally awarded AIPP Master Photographer, Daniel Linnet, as he introduces you to the exciting world of Speedlite lighting.

This Sydney-based photography workshop will teach you all the basics to get you started and is filled with practical real-world techniques that will have you shooting like a pro in no time. Daniel is a highly sought after photographic Tutor on this topic and has recently presented a series of workshops on Speedlites for Canon Australia. This workshop however, is 'hands on' with ONLY 8 PARTICIPANTS on the day and we provide you each with plenty of practical shooting time to hone your newfound skills.

Enjoy this 'hands on' Premium Speedlite Lighting experience by shooting most of the day away!

On the day of your Speedlite lighting workshop Daniel will set up professional shoots and discuss and demonstrate how and why he is making the decisions he is making. You will gain 'hands on' experience in designing and creating your own professional images. This is an exciting, fun and inspirational day of shooting.

Utilising a model during the day in different lighting scenarios on different sets, we cover all of the theory and practical to get you started as well as plenty of pro tips to take you well beyond the basics.

This workshop is suitable for any DSLR or Mirrorless camera with hot shoe mount with interchangable lenses and full manual capability.


Basic overview of some of the topics covered in the Speedlite photography workshop:

Speedlite Basics :

  • Exposure theory
  • Working with TTL (Through The Lens)
  • Creative 'on camera' flash
  • Fill flash

Off Camera Flash :

  • Roaming flash techniques
  • Switching to manual
  • Finding exposure
  • Getting creative
  • Single light techniques
  • Lighting directions
  • Emulating window light
  • Light shapers (soft boxes, brollies and snoots)
  • Controlling mood

Multi Flash Setups :

  • The lighting triangle
  • Lighting ratios
  • Lighting the background (Mood it up / Blow it out)
  • Studio lighting techniques
  • The studio portrait

Lighting for the environment :

  • Environmental portraits
  • Lighting for the environment (area lighting)

Getting Creative :

  • Gels and gobos
  • Breaking the rules (creating flare)

Light Anything

  • Food lighting with a single flash
  • Flash duration
  • Speedlite techniques for weddings and events
  • Speedlite techniques for beauty

This Speedlite lighting photography workshop is $450 for 10 hours Tuition

Your fee includes the following:

  • An internationally acclaimed AIPP Master Photographer / Tutor
  • Professional and friendly model
  • Host attending to all of your catering needs
  • Stylist
  • Professional photography assistant
  • Hair & Make-up artist
  • Tutorial & brief for the days shoots
  • Light refreshments throughout the day (includes water, tea, coffee, juice & snacks)
  • Delicious lunch
  • All lighting and studio equipment
  • Wardrobe and costumes/outfits


Before you begin your Speedlite lighting workshop you will need to know your way around your camera or have completed a basic or beginners photography course.

The Speedite lighting course is not suitable for compact cameras without full manual mode.

You will need:

  • An SLR or Mirrorless camera with hot shoe mount and with interchangable lenses and full manual capability
  • All the lenses you have
  • Your speedlites if you have some - if not - don't worry, you can use ours
  • Memory Card(s)
  • All camera accessories - i.e: tripod, lens filters, lens hood, etc. if you have them
  • Fully charged camera battery and spare if you have one
  • Your cameras manual(s) - for referencing those hard to find features
  • Dress casual & comfortable with comfortable shoes

Note: A tripod & lens hood are strongly recommended. If you do not already have these you should consider purchasing them at your earliest convenience as they are an essential part of any good photography kit.

N.B. Classes are run subject to acquiring minimum numbers


  • Sat, 15 Jun 08:00
  • Sat, 14 Sep 08:00
  • Sat, 07 Dec 08:00