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David Hobby

David Hobby David Hobby is a photographer and author of the Strobist.com lighting blog, a site that promotes lighting techniques, such as off-camera flash, with an emphasis on practical knowledge and do-it-yourself techniques. Strobist.com was named one of the "25 Best Blogs of 2010" by Time magazine. A former staff photographer with The Baltimore Sun, Hobby studied photojournalism at the University of Florida.
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  • view course page for The Traveling Photographer: London

    Strobist.com founder David Hobby offers a city-specific vignette that makes a trip to London much more accessible, productive, and enjoyable to the first-time photo traveler.

    53m 46s
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for The Traveling Photographer: Paris

    Explore the best of what Paris has to offer, from Montparnasse to the Eiffel Tower, and make sure your trip is full of great photographs and even better memories.

    1h 11m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for The Traveling Photographer: Dubai

    Photographer and Strobist publisher David Hobby explores what to see, eat, and shoot in Dubai, the ultramodern crown jewel of the United Arab Emirates.

    1h 9m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for The Traveling Photographer: Fundamentals

    Learn how to photograph your journey like a professional, without dispelling any of the magic of the experience, with Strobist.com founder David Hobby.

    2h 19m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for The Traveling Photographer: Hong Kong

    Strobist.com founder David Hobby offers a city-specific vignette that makes a trip to Hong Kong much more accessible, productive, and enjoyable to the first-time photo traveler.

    1h 7m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Insights on Building a Photography Business

    David Hobby talks about his experiences running a photography business that's rooted in photojournalism and the community where he lives.

    50m 38s
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  • view course page for Lighting with Flash: Portrait of a Beekeeper and His Bees

    Photographer David Hobby uses compact strobes to shoot an environmental portrait of a beekeeper and his bees.

    29m 12s
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Lighting with Flash: Sports, from Action to Portraits

    Photographer David Hobby employs multiple strobes to capture young soccer players in action and in portraits.

    1h 31m
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  • view course page for Lighting with Flash: Capturing a Dancer in Motion

    Photographer David Hobby captures the strength and grace of a dancer in motion, lighting her against a blow-away white background.

    1h 38m
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  • view course page for Lighting with Flash: On Location, from Close Up to Portrait

    Photographer David Hobby visits a conservation center and lights close-ups and portraits using a variety of strobes and light modifiers.

    1h 20m
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  • view course page for Lighting with Flash: Basics

    In a photo shoot with a model, photographer and Strobist blog publisher David Hobby demonstrates the basics of lighting with compact flash units.

    1h 50m
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