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Learn to Light:
An Outdoor OCF Workshop

Learn Off-Camera Flash, Astrophotography, Astro Portraiture, & More!

August 12-13, 2023

Mammoth Lakes, CA

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Learn to shape your own light with Off-Camera Flash!

Join our Photo Camp overnight workshop in Mammoth Lakes, CA on august 12-13, 2023! You will learn everything you need to know to start using Off-Camera Flash both indoors and out! Camp at a natural hot spring with the Eastern Sierra Nevada mountains as our backdrop! You will get access to 2 professional models to practice your OCF skills with during 
Golden hour, sunset, Blue hour, and Night time!

 

Learn to take stunning images of the Milky way with a tack sharp subject in frame! This workshop is for beginners to OCF as well as experienced photographers that want to add some new skills to their toolbelt!

 

Learning OCF is often a major step in scaling a photography business, getting consistent lighting, and getting more clients! Space is limited to 10 students, so reserve yours now!

During this workshop, you will learn:

About this Class

This workshop will take place in the beautiful Eastern Sierra Nevada Mountains near Mammoth Lakes, CA. We will be camping at a natural hot spring that you are free to enjoy between instruction periods. Camping is not mandatory, but due to the Astrophotography portion of the class, it is the best option. You are free to book your own accommodation in nearby Mammoth Lakes if desired. Please bring any camping gear or food that you would like to use.

During instruction and the photoshoot portions of the class, your instructor will have stations set up with Godox strobes, light stands, diffusers, etc. that you are able to use. A professional model will be at each of these stations for your to photograph. For this class, you only need a camera, lens, and Godox/flashpoint compatible trigger.

The workshop will start with a classroom style instruction at camp to go over all of the basics and necessary information for using Off-Camera Flash. After the classroom instruction, we will have a recess for dinner, and then go into hands on instruction for golden hour and sunset. you will be able to photograph the models using the equipment at each station and your instructor will offer real time advice and troubleshooting to get your images looking perfect!

After sunset, we will begin classroom style instruction for astrophotography (roughly 45 minutes) and then head into hands on instruction again for astrophotography and Astro-Portraits!

Instruction will begin again in the morning for golden hour with each model station set up again. After golden hour, there will be free time to photograph the models. go over 1 on 1 Q&A and enjoy the hot spring or surrounding areas before we conclude the workshop!

There are two ticket options: 

  1. Workshop ticket WITH a Godox trigger. This includes your ticket and a trigger that you get to keep that will work with any of the strobes during the workshop

  2. Workshop ticket WITHOUT trigger. This only includes your workshop ticket. If you already have a Godox compatible trigger, this saves you $75.

You can reserve your space in the workshop with a deposit of $100!

Timeline

August 12th

3pm: Everyone meets in mammoth Lakes to head to camp

3:30pm: Arrive at camp. Setup your campsite

4:15pm: Classroom instruction starts

6:00pm: Break for dinner

7pm: Golden hour and sunset hands on instruction starts

9pm: Astrophotography classroom starts

10pm: Hands on Astro instruction starts

12pm: End of day

August 13th

6:30am: Sunrise Wake up call

7:15am: Golden hour portraits

8:30am: Break for breakfast

9:30am: 1 on 1 Q&A, Hot springs, Hiking, Free time to photograph the models or each other with the lighting stations

What is included in your ticket:​

  • All Instruction

  • Access to professional models for photos

  • Use of Lights, light stands, and diffusers/modifiers

  • Any permit fees

What is NOT included in your ticket:​

  • Meals

  • Camping equipment

  • Triggers

  • Cameras, lenses, or tripods

  • Transportation to/from the campsite

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About your Instructor

My name is Tyler Stallings

I have been a Full time photographer since 2018 and have been in the photography education space since 2020. I have offered 1 on 1 coaching, classes, and workshops around the USA and have photographed Weddings, Elopements, Families, and Models in over 12 countries. I have used my photography to work with companies such as Pelican cases, Kokopelli Packrafts, LifeStraw, and many more! Each of my workshop is oriented in a way that helps you apply your new skills to growing your photography business.

Outside of photography, I enjoy hiking, climbing, riding my motorcycle, and cliff diving. I have been mountain guiding on and off since 2013 and have summitted mount shasta 13 times!

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