John Clements Speedlight School Flashes of Inspiration Workshop

John Clements Flashes of Inspiration Workshop 19th Jan 2019

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‘Flashes Of Inspiration’ is a workshop from John Clements which simply takes years off of the flash photography learning curve. It has already helped countless photographers of all levels over many years. A great foundation course, it draws on John's hard-to-match professional experience of shooting with portable flash.
It is suitable therefore for all levels of photography skill. and across subject types. Also any camera and flash system. 
In short, it helps make flash a ‘friend’ not a ‘foe’. Be inspired by the content and the images created.

Some of the content covered includes:

    •       An overview of flash and how it works
    •       Understanding your flash unit’s controls and information displays
    •       Understanding your options with camera exposure modes and other camera settings combined with flash
    •       Flash unit exposure modes – what they can and can’t do
    •       Getting the best ‘in hotshoe’ results
    •       Working with flash inside & out
    •       Understanding & using fill-in flash
    •       Demonstration of lighting quality, and how to control it
    •       Real-world guidance and demonstration of practical lighting solutions for common situations
    •       Wireless off camera flash shooting – shaping your light and subjects
    •       Useful third-party light shaping tools
    •       Bringing it all together and achieving first-class results
    •       Q & A throughout
    •       Course Notes Supplied

Is this workshop suitable for me?

If you enjoy photographing food for your Instagram page, as an inspiring amateur or an upcoming wedding photographer and want to learn how to create better images, then this is definitely a workshop to attend. To be able to learn from an internationally renowned photographer is something that can't be missed.

What time is the workshop?

10:30am - 5pm

Would I need to bring any equipment along?

Please bring your camera, flash and a lens (around 85mm on full frame or equivalent), plus plenty of storage space as this day has practical shooting components to help cement the content throughout.


10:10am Meet at the venue for tea/Coffee
10:30am - 5pm Workshop
12:45pm - 1:30pm Lunch
Afternoon tea/coffee break as and when
Event Purpose:
To help customers who own or are thinking about purchasing a speed light to get the best out of their kit.
Event Location:
Dursley Academy
Date of Event:
Saturday 19th January 2019
Event Capacity:
The event is limited to 12 spaces so make sure to get your tickets now, the day will be packed full of extremely useful information being both practical and theoretical work. To order your tickets click the below button!

About John: 



    As a working professional photographer, John’s client list includes the corporate world to the Great British Public. He was also Nikon UK’s ‘Advisor of Photography’ for a number of years, a respected and privileged position. And continues to work with a number of imaging companies from time to time as a consultant, ambassador and educator. Author of over a dozen books and a sought-after experienced presenter, John’s workshops and seminars excite and inspire, due to his concise but amenable style. His events draw on his combined real-world photography experiences, from an extensive and respected technical background to creative eye-catching photography.  
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Terms & Conditions

  1. Entrance to the event is restricted to twelve customers, each of which must have purchased a ticket before the 18th January 2019.

  2. If you are unable to attend the event, please notify us by sending an email to to cancel your place. We will issue a refund for as long as we receive 7-days notice prior to the event date.

  3. The event is designed, to enable you to see the outcomes you can create with speedlights. You will be able to discuss the equipment with industry professionals & Clifton Cameras Ltd. 

  4. Tickets and entry to the event are valid for 19th January 2019 only.

  5. Whilst at the event, you will be provided with teas and coffees on arrival along with a selection of pastries. A finger buffet style lunch. Should you have any food allergies please let Jess W know by emailing her at

  6. You are welcome to bring your own photographic equipment to this event. Equipment insurance is not included but is recommended as Clifton Cameras cannot accept any liability for loss or damage to your equipment.

  7. All participants agree to have their photographs taken throughout the event, and for these images to be used for any activities in association with the advertising, marketing and promotion of this or future events.

  8. All participants allow Clifton Cameras Ltd to use images, whilst retaining full copyright, the participant has taken on the day. These images may be used in conjunction with activities associated with the advertising, marketing and promotion of this or future events.

  9. These Terms and Conditions are to be interpreted in accordance with English law and any dispute arising out of these Terms or their subject matter is subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.




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