with Scott Kelby
Learn how to use the Profoto B1 X to make great portraits on location! Join Scott Kelby as he takes you through the Profoto B1 X from top to bottom, covering the basic controls, th... READ MORE
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Making Great Location Portraits with the Profoto B1 X
with Scott Kelby
Learn how to use the Profoto B1 X to make great portraits on location! Join Scott Kelby as he takes you through the Profoto B1 X from top to bottom, covering the basic controls, the modeling light, the battery, the speed ring, the Air Remote, and all the advanced features this unit is capable of achieving. This class is designed so you can jump in at any point that interests you or watch it from start to finish. Scott wraps up the class with an on location fashion shoot, followed by a quick start lesson to get you up and running in the field fast. BUY COURSE
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lesson 1: Introducing the B1 X (free course preview)
Scott introduces the class and discusses what will be covered in the lessons that follow.
lesson 2: The Battery
This unit is entirely battery powered, so learn all you need to know about the battery.
lesson 3: Basic Controls
There are a few basic controls on the back of the B1 X.
lesson 4: The Modeling Light
There’s a useful 20W modeling light built into the B1 X.
lesson 5: Advanced Features
The B1 X has a number of useful advanced features.
lesson 6: High Speed Sync
High speed sync lets you use wide open f-stops and it lets you darken down the background.
lesson 7: The Speed Ring
The speed ring is how you add any of the many lighting accessories.
lesson 8: The Air Remote
The Air Remote is the brains of the operation and gives you the control over the B1 X.
lesson 9: Balancing Ambient Light
One of the goals of using this light is to make it appear as though you weren’t using flash at all. Learning how to balance the ambient light with your strobe makes all the difference.
lesson 10: Safari Fashion Shoot on Location
Join Scott on location for a walk through of a fashion shoot.
lesson 11: Quick Start Guide
Scott wraps up the class with a quick start guide for the B1 X.
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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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