Lucas Gilman
Sponsored by Adorama, Nikon and SanDisk

Lucas Gilman: Take Control and Master Your Nikon Speedlights

Event Description:

Take the mystery out of on-camera and off-camera flash with Lucas Gilman during this evening's presentation, when he shows you how to instantly improve your images using simple lighting techniques and tools.

This will be a relaxed evening of learning, discussing topics from the basics of flash photography to how to take your Speedlight photography to the next level and take creative control.

Lucas will be shooting with a model, demonstrating some of his techniques, and he'll be covering topics that include:

  • Ambient /Flash/Mixed Lighting /Slow Sync
    Strategies to utilize or eliminate ambient light
    How to blend flash with various types of ambient light and use it creatively
    How to use flash with tungsten, fluorescent, and other types of light
  • Off-Camera Flash
    All the details—how to trigger and control Nikon Speedlights using transmitters, including the Nikon SU-800, PocketWizard flexTT5 and PocketWizard AC3
  • HyperSync, Nikon FP Sync, Rear Curtain Sync
    Stop action, create dynamic motion blurs, and control depth of field, producing stunning images using PocketWizard FlexTT5 and Nikon SU-800 with Nikon Speedlights
  • Lighting Techniques
    How the position of the flashes, shape and control light
  • Light Modifiers
    How to use: softboxes, grids, diffusion panels, and reflectors with Speedlights to control light and produce dramatic results
  • White Balance/Gels
    Using gels for color correction and dramatic effect

    Thanks to our sponsors, and as a bonus for attending, you may be selected to win the door prize, a spot on the New York City Speedlight Workshop in July 2013 with Lucas Gilman and David Tejada, sponsored by Nikon and SanDisk.


Lucas Gilman

Lucas Gilman

Lucas Gilman is one of the leading adventure sports and travel photographers in the industry. He incorporates and embraces new technology including using Nikon Speedlights and accessories to produce cutting-edge images. His powerful incisive images run in top publications and advertisements worldwide. A love of adventure and an addiction to color creates his distinct style of photography. Lucas regularly works with editorial and advertising clients that span the globe including: National Geographic, Sports Illustrated, ESPN Magazine,, Men's Journal, Outside Magazine, Men's Fitness, Maxim Germany, FHM Australia, and the New York Times. His commercial clients include: Nikon, SanDisk, Red Bull, Lowepro, Manfrotto, Chimera, Garmin, Patagonia, Marmot, Gore-Tex, and K2 Skis.

Lucas was featured on the NBC TODAY Show and MSNBC for documenting the 2nd largest waterfall ever successfully descended in a kayak. He also appeared as a guest on Good Morning America telling his story of documenting the first successful descent of Abiqua Falls in central Oregon. CNN also profiled Lucas during primetime and highlighted his Abiqua Falls video footage and behind the scenes work. Lucas was a finalist in the Red Bull Illume worldwide photography competition, which saw more than 32,000 images submitted.

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Registration deadline: May 12, 2013

Price: $25.00
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