Using Lights Outdoors

Ali Alriffai

  • Class in Arabic
  • 19 Video lessons in HD
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Ali Alriffai

Ali Alriffai

Ali Alriffai, Born and raised in Manama, Bahrain. An award-winning and acclaimed commercial and editorial photographer based in the Kingdom of Bahrain, proves the adage every time he gets behind a camera. Ali's passion for photography started in 1996 while still working at a private company. His career took off eight years later in 2004 when advertising agencies started to notice his work.

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Using Lights Outdoors Description

The online photography course of using lights outdoors provides an overview and professional learning about shooting in outdoor locations. Join Ali Alriffai the award-winning and acclaimed commercial and editorial photographer in the journey and learn the basics of outdoor photography. Learn about strobe lighting and how to use strobes to overpower the sun.

Capturing a great outdoor shoot requires an enhanced understating of lighting. While gaining photography skills requires on-going learning and practicing, watching a live demonstration, and getting the tips and tricks from the professional photographers can advance your skills in how to overcome the challenges and increase your creativity. In this course, Ali Alriffai will demonstrate in the location how to get the most of outdoors photography by combining strobe and natural light. Moreover, Ali will be breaking down his work and then shooting a cyclist athlete with a live demo explaining all his light process from A to Z, so that you can go out on location and capture great images.

Finally, you will get to see all the magic of post-processing after capturing the live demo with Ali. This course is designed to advance the photography skills you need to shoot successfully in any outdoor situation.

Learning Outcomes

In this online photography course of using light outdoors, you will learn:

  • Learning the basics of how to blend the natural backgrounds and lights with the studio lights while shooting outdoors.
  • How to select the right equipment and how to use the mirrorless camera, lenses and radio triggers, and a light meter.
  • Using speed lights (both on and off camera), Mono-lights, and Power packs with all its advantages and disadvantages
  • Understanding the essential tips about light including exposure triangle and Flash duration.
  • Setting up the outdoor shoot and how to use different tools, reflectors, modifiers, and apps for light shaping.
  • Working in different 4 outdoor locations and how to shoot different objects including life demonstration and top tricks and tips.
  • Conducting post-process of different pictures and how to edit your final picture professionally.

Using Light Outdoors Photography – Online Course Description

Course Information

Learn about Ali Alriffai, the award-winning professional photographer in the Middle East. Get close to Ali’s work and his 20 years of photography career and his journey as a self-taught photographer. Learn about how he started his passion for commercial photography.

The world around us is a big studio with infinite backgrounds, but how to make the look you want in your photos and learn to blend the natural backgrounds and lights with the studio lights? In this lesson, you will learn the essentials of studio lighting and natural backgrounds.

Getting started with understanding all you need to know about the photography equipment out there and the advantages of each. You will learn in this lesson, how to use the mirrorless camera and its advantages over other cameras out there. Secondly, we will move onto the different lenses and it’s uses depending on what you want to shoot. Thirdly, you will get to learn about radio triggers and its various types special for each brand. Finally, get tips about the light meter and its importance in order to understand whether you really need it, or you can shoot without it.

Learn about Speed lights (both on and off camera), Mono-lights, and Power packs with all its advantages and disadvantages

In this lesson, you will get more into understanding lights for photography. Understand light you need to understand the Exposure triangle which includes: Aperture, Shutter speed (how to use it in and off studio), and ISO. We should also understand what’s Flash duration. There’s also something very important which is the Light intensity / Quantity / Direction which helps us control the shadow size. You will also learn about Light spread and how to manage it outdoors. Finally, you will also learn about the difference between Soft and Hard box.

Ali Alriffai will talk first about how to plan an outdoor shoot, he will talk about the things you should pack of course and some other tricks all photographers must do and think of. There are also some useful Apps he will show you to help you locate the Sun. Then Ali will start talking about Light shaping tools & modifiers. You will also learn about different types of Umbrellas and which one to use. Soft and hard reflectors different types, accessories, designs, and advantages. Ali will also talk about Reflector disc, Panel, and Flag to use them or not, and why? He will also teach you how to control your shadows.

In this section of using lights outdoors course, you will learn how to overpower the sun? And how to get that dramatic look. You also have to know the limitation of each tech piece you have.

A detailed demonstration of Ali Alriffai of how to shoot a cyclist in bright weather first and the challenges he faces on site and how to fix it. 2nd location: He will also show us how to explain to the model and direct her to what we want in the shoot when it comes to facial expression and body language. 3rd location: how to guide the model to get the look that we want in the shoot, and how to use the beauty dish. 4th location: he shows us how to work in synchronization with everything on-site to make a great shot. He will show us how to shoot with or without light with and without a tripod. With one light or two lights.

That’s an important part because Ali will explain details for about two hours and a half how to process all these images we took during this course. He’s going to talk about every detail you can do to adjust your images to get the look you want. Using light outdoors is an online photography course designed to help you in starting your professional photography career.