Master Nikon i-TTL Flash, CLS

City Area Date Instructor Price (Member) Price (Non-Member)
Philadelphia 28-OCT-2007 Carmine Picarello $159 $189 Sold out

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Learn to use Nikon's innovative wireless flash system!

For anyone who owns a SB-600, SB-800, SB-900 flash and wants to understand how the i-TTL (intelligent Through The Lens) system works and what Nikon's Creative Lighting System (CLS) can do for you. We'll have lots and lots of flashes, and will set up many different types of shots using the i-TTL system (speedlights, cameras, gels and filters). You will learn flash techniques that will help you solve difficult lighting scenarios. We'll cover methods on how to creatively light situations that arise in studio photography, outdoor portraits, product photography, closeup and flower photography, web and product photography, travel photography, fill-flash photography and night photography

  • You will learn

    • Multiple strobe usage
    • SB-800/900 setup as a commander flash unit
    • SB-800/900 setup as remote flash unit
    • SB-600 setup as remote flash unit
    • Studio lighting
    • Manual modes
    • Sync cord usage
    • Product lighting
    • Portrait lighting
    • Light diffusion methods (umbrellas, domes, etc.)
    • Camera commander mode
    • Outdoor fill-flash methods
    • Travel photography flash usage
    • Bounce flash
    • Slow-sync flash methods
    • Rear-curtain sync
    • Colored gel usage
    • Flash output level compensation
    • Repeating flash (stroboscopic effect)
  • What to bring

  • Required

    • Nikon Digital SLR (D50, D40/D40x, D80, D90, D70/D70s, D200/D300/D300s, D2H/D2Hs, D2X/D2Xs, D700, D3/D3X/D3s) or F6 Film Camera
    • Your SB-600, SB-800 or SB-900 speedlight.
    • Note: if you don't own a Nikon speedligh you can still participate in the class. We'll have units you can use in the class
    • Fully charged battery for your camera
    • Extra "AA" batteries for flash(es)
    • Digital media (memory card) and/or film
    • Card reader and/or camera USB cable
    • Camera Manual
    • Flash Manual
    • A strong desire to learn!
  • Optional

    • Tripod
    • More CF memory
    • Your own laptop is not required
  • What is provided

    • Free Instructional materials
    • Direct learning from Nikonian pro instructors in an intensive hands-on environment
    • Reduced size class for personalized attention to your needs, regardless of skill level.
  • Venue Information

      A venue for this workshop has yet not been locked down.


This course is packed full with information. We guarantee that you'll not only learn how to better use your Nikon i-TTL Speedlights, but you'll also learn to be a better photographer. We will work closely with you to help you achieve your goals! Start time: 8:00 AM End time: 5:00 PM


Following Master Nikon i-TTL Flash, CLS workshops are organized in Philadelphia:

Date Instructor Price (Member) Price (Non-Member)
28-OCT-2007 Carmine Picarello $159 $189 Sold out
16-MAR-2008 Mike Hagen $179 $209 Sold out
01-AUG-2009 Mike Hagen $179 $209 Sold out

Other workshops in Philadelphia:

Topic Date Instructor Price (Member) Price (Non-Member)
Master your Nikon D200 25-OCT-2007 Carmine Picarello $159 $189 Sold out
Master Field Photography: Nikon D200 and D80 26-OCT-2007 Carmine Picarello $159 $189 Sold out
Master Nikon Capture NX2 27-OCT-2007 Carmine Picarello $159 $189 Sold out
Master your Nikon D200 - In Depth 13-MAR-2008 Mike Hagen $179 $209 Sold out

Member prices are only applicable to Nikonians Silver, Gold and Platinum Members. Non-members can register as Nikonians members here. Nikonians Basic members can upgrade the membership level here. Membership payments help sustain the growth of the Nikonians community and its services such as the Nikonians Academy.