with Scott Kelby
Learn how to add one more flash to your portrait lighting with Scott Kelby! Building on the foundation you gained in READ MORE
lessons: 12 Course Lessons
duration: 1hr, 15min
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Just One More Flash
with Scott Kelby
Learn how to add one more flash to your portrait lighting with Scott Kelby! Building on the foundation you gained in <a href="https://members.kelbyone.com/course/skelby-one-flash/">Just One Flash</a>, Scott teaches you the why, when, and how of adding a second flash to your Speedlight setup. Whether you want to create separation between your subject and the background, add a fill light to your subject, or change the look of the background itself, you’ll be amazed at all the great things you can do with a second flash. Be sure to re-watch the <a href="https://members.kelbyone.com/course/skelby-one-flash/">Just One Flash</a> class first, then you’ll be ready to take it to the next level with the skills you’ll learn here. BUY COURSE
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lesson 1: Why Add a Second Flash? (free course preview)
Join Scott as he introduces the class and explains the benefits and uses of adding a second flash.
lesson 2: Flash Groups
Groups allow you to control your flashes separately.
lesson 3: Channels
Channels are important, but not likely to encounter very often. Changing the channel can help you avoid interference from another photographer using the same frequency.
lesson 4: Softening the Second Flash
Putting something in front of the flash to soften and diffuse the light is very important.
lesson 5: Adding a Kicker Light
This kicker light setup will help to separate the subject from the background.
lesson 6: Lighting the Background
Lighting the background is an important decision that affects the mood of the entire photograph.
lesson 7: Positioning the Background Light
Where you position the light in relation to the background makes a huge difference.
lesson 8: Lighting the Background From the Side
Lighting the background from the side can create a very different effect.
lesson 9: Putting it All Together
With all lighting in place, Scott brings in a model to demonstrate how this all works to create the final image.
lesson 10: Using Gels to Change the Background Color
Using a gel to change the light color on the background can create a much more diffused and smoother lighting pattern.
lesson 11: On Location with Two Lights: Part 1
Moving outdoors with lights and stands adds new concerns and techniques.
lesson 12: On Location with Two Lights: Part 2
Swapping the softbox with a diffusion cap can change up the lighting look, and eliminate the need for a second softbox.
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meet  Scott Kelby
Scott is the President and CEO of KelbyOne, is also the original "Photoshop Guy", is the editor and publisher of Photoshop User Magazine, Conference Technical Chair for the Photoshop World Conference, Training Director and instructor for KelbyOne Live Seminars, and author of a string of bestselling technology and photography books.
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