— Joel McNally




About This Course

In the world of photography, light is everything. It can make or break an image, set the mood, and bring out the best in your subjects. While natural light is beautiful, sometimes it's just not enough to achieve the desired effect. That's where small flashes come in.

In the course "Using Small Flashes," renowned photographer Joe McNally takes you on a journey to explore the creative possibilities of these powerful tools. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced photographer, Joe's expertise and passion for lighting will inspire you to take your photography to new heights.

Throughout the course, Joe shares his extensive knowledge and experience in using small flashes to create stunning images. He starts by explaining the basics of flash photography, including the different types of flashes available and their features. From there, he dives into the practical aspects of using small flashes, including how to position them, modify the light, and control the exposure.

One of the key takeaways from the course is learning how to use small flashes to create professional-quality lighting in any situation. Joe demonstrates various lighting techniques, such as bouncing the flash off surfaces, using diffusers and reflectors, and creating dramatic effects with gels. He also shares tips and tricks for achieving balanced exposures, avoiding harsh shadows, and achieving natural-looking results.

Beyond the technical aspects, Joe emphasizes the importance of creativity and experimentation. He encourages photographers to think outside the box and push the boundaries of what is possible with small flashes. Through his engaging teaching style, Joe instills confidence in his students, empowering them to explore different lighting setups and develop their unique style.

The course also covers the post-processing workflow for images captured with small flashes. Joe demonstrates how to enhance and fine-tune the images using software like Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop. He shares valuable insights on adjusting exposure, color balance, and contrast to bring out the best in your flash-lit photographs.

As with any Joe McNally course, you can expect a blend of education, entertainment, and storytelling. Joe's charismatic personality shines through as he shares personal anecdotes, behind-the-scenes stories, and practical advice. His passion for photography is infectious, and you'll find yourself inspired to experiment with small flashes and push your creative boundaries.

"Using Small Flashes" is a comprehensive course that not only teaches you the technical aspects of working with small flashes but also encourages you to explore your own creativity. Through Joe's guidance, you'll gain the confidence and skills needed to effectively use small flashes to create captivating images that stand out from the crowd.

Whether you're shooting portraits, events, or even commercial assignments, understanding and mastering the art of using small flashes will take your photography to the next level. Join Joe McNally in this illuminating course and unlock the endless possibilities of small flash photography.

Acquired Knowledge

This class is perfect for an intermediate who wants to learn quick tricks to use flash and adjust light


Joel McNally
Joe McNally is an internationally acclaimed, award-winning photographer whose career has spanned over 30 years and included assignments in over 70 countries. Bridging the world between photojournalism and advertising, he has shot cover stories for TIME, Newsweek, Fortune, New York, Entertainment Weekly, The New York Times Sunday Magazine, Men's Journal, Sports Illustrated, and National Geographic.


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