Small Strobes Big Results

Learn how to get BIG RESULTS from small strobes!

Join me, corporate annual report photographer David Tejada, for this one day lighting workshop. With 30 years of location lighting experience under my belt, I’ll show you that you don’t need to load yourself down with lots of expensive gear to achieve big results.


"I highly recommend David’s workshops. The advice given has made such an impact on the way I now think about my images. With practice it will help me be more creative if not make me a better problem solver when faced with situations having to deal with light. To think I can turn daytime to night. Who would had ever thought." – from Athena Danoy's blog. Read more at Getting Snapped.

You'll learn how to:

  • control and modify the quality of light produced from a typical shoe mounted flash;

  • properly use umbrellas, soft boxes, snoots, grids, silks and bounce techniques;

  • use a single strobe combined with existing light as well as more complicated multiple light set-ups;

"Just wanted to say thanks for the class. I can't believe how much I "discovered" during the class. My creative output as a result of "controlling" the environment and my photoshop/lightroom skills have taken my photos to a new level. I'm practicing today, but here is the result of a couple photos we took.

So, here's your official endorsement. There is no embellishment here either.

'About two setups into the class, a light bulb, tungsten of course, began to go off for me. I began to want to transform from what had been largely big strobes and soft boxes for me, to these more portable and in my mind now, even more flexible lighting mechanisms. I stepped outside to call my wife and let her know I was going to sign her up for the very next class in Denver. For lack of a better term, I was giddy with the new found power that you and your talented group had given us. I never considered doing a career in photography, I just like to take professional looking photos, but after your class it crossed my mind several times. The other photography workshops I've taken seem like a complete waste of time compared to what I learned in what seemed like an extremely short 8 hour day.'" – Jay

Use Your Flash OFF Camera

We’ll spend a lot of time learning how light works and how to get consistent results with your flash photography. You’ll leave this workshop knowing how to use your flash off camera and how to consistently achieve the results you want. You’ll be able to confidently produce a portrait in any environment that you encounter on location.


"Thanks for a great learning experience and a well organized, informative workshop. Your desire to help was very evident, your communication skills were very good and I especially liked the way you set up the shots so that we could participate, ask questions, try different things. Through this process we were able to gain insight into your creative thought process. Your team carried the same spirit of sharing and they were also a delight to work with. The resource CD is excellent and contains some very useful and easily overlooked information. Your sharing of devices you have made/modified to make lighting easier and less costly are also appreciated. Personally, I thank you for sharing, not only your experiences working with corporate clients, but your candor in how to work with them and to provide excellent service at a fair market value. In short, it was a pleasure to learn for a "real working" photographer. "Small strobes/big results"---HIGHLY RECOMMENDED ~ Mike Schultz

Shoot and Learn

Participants will have the opportunity to shoot each of the lighting demos with their own cameras as well as the lighting set-ups during the workshop. Lighting demos are a wonderful way to build a catalog of lighting effects that you can draw on for future reference.


Bonus: Important Business Information

In addition to the lighting aspect of this workshop, I’ll share my experience in developing a successful corporate photography business as well as how I handle my current workflow.


"David Tejada is a great photographer and teacher. His workshop, Small Strobes Big Results, has given me an excellent foundation for which to further my off camera lighting techniques. David's style is friendly and hands on. His enthusiasm and passion for the subject is inspiring. His expertise in lighting techniques and his knowledge of the industry are invaluable. If you have the opportunity to take one of his workshops, I'd definitely recommend that you do. Take care." ~ Josh

This workshop is designed for the emerging pro or for those contemplating doing so, as well as serious hobbyists. This workshop does not show you how to use your camera. You should understand the relationship between shutter speeds and F-stops, such as what the difference is between f/1.4 and f/22.


"Hey David, just wanted to thank you for the informative lighting workshop. It's nice to know I don't need to break the bank or my back for that matter to have great lighting. It's always inspiring to work with such a talented and crafty photographer. Thanks again and take care." ~ Don Karle