Lighting 101 Pocket PSG HD by Caffeine Powered Frog (iPad)
Released: Dec 30, 2010
Version: 1.6
Size: 222 MB
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Lighting 101 Pocket PSG HD

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"Lighting 101" is a presentation style app where you simply click, watch, and learn.

It is presented by James Beltz - the host of "PhotoTips" found right here on itunes. His podcasts has the most 5 star ratings of any photography podcast. (672 to date!)

****"Jimmy you have taught me more things in photography than my Photography teacher ever did in school. This info goes beyond helpful!!!" -- Janetta Carring, NY NY****

****"There is a lot of other products out there, but none presents it this way like you. It is so simple in the way it's presented, but so easy to understand at the same time. And to top it all off, you offer to answer all of our email questions right from the app for free?? Scott Kelby is good, but he does not do that for his listeners and purchasers of his products! You have made me a fan for life. -- Cindy Maerfoth, Atlanta GA.****

****"I emailed you straight from the app, and you actually called me to explain the answer to me. I just wanted to say thanks for that" -- David Maxwell****

****"I have to admit, I was skeptical on the whole presentation style format when I first got started, but in the first 15 minutes, you explained to me something I had never quite understood, and you talked to me like a a real person. You have a true gift. And thanks for allowing us to email you straight from the app, and then actually answering." -- John Mater, Burbank, CA****

Hot on the heels of the instant classic, Photography 101, comes the sequel class "Lighting 101". This class picks up where the first one leaves off. Pounding all of those same principles first discussed in Photography 101, into your head just a little bit more. But done in the same easy to understand way as the first class. Anybody can sit down, listen, and understand. James uses no techno-jargon in his descriptions and teachings, either in his hit "PhotoTips" podcast found on iTunes, or in any of his classes. It is one reason his "PhotoTips" show (Found on iTunes and his website gets over 100,000 downloads each month.

Featuring over 2 hours of presentation style class, this app will teach beginners and intermediates new ways to "see" light. To visualize what is going to happen in the end product before it ever happens in print. Simply click, watch, and learn.

"Photography is all about Light, Composition, and 2 Dimensional Thinking..." is a trademark slogan by James, and in this class, he reveals everything he means by that. You may ask, "Don't you mean 3 Dimensional thinking because we see in 3D?" Well in this class, you will understand completely what that means and why it is perfectly accurate for taking your photography to the next level.

Also discussed is an incredibly simple trick that James calls, "The Bounce". It will transform your flash photography performance, and enhance your images in ways that you have dreamed about doing. AND - in just a few short months of practice, you will be able to walk into a situation, and be able to guess pretty accurately what settings you need in full manual. That's right, "The Bounce" will get you shooting in full manual in no time with the fastest learning curve possible.

Learn how to get the most results you can out of one simple mounted flash. Learn how to add a second slaved into the mix, and yield incredible, hard to believe results. AND... learn the most affordable way to get into multi light photography with professional grade appearance, for those that are starting out in their own photography business.

At the end, James steps in front of a camera, and using his own son as a test subject, puts everything discussed into practice to show off some unique results.

How can it get any better than that??? JAMES OFFERS TO ANSWER ALL YOUR EMAIL QUESTIONS STRAIGHT FROM THE APP. What other professional photographer will do that?

Download Lighting 101 today!

What's new in version 1.6
Corrected issue of skipping tutorial section on end of video playback
Our verdict: Good
  • + Lighting 101 Pocket PSG HD is an ok, 3.5-star app.
  • + It is currently 88% off its regular price.
  • + The app is also at the lowest price we've seen.
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