Essential Lighting Techniques
This introductory course provides an overview of the essential principles, techniques, and tools for lighting a variety of situations. Demonstrations take place in a professional photography studio. Through hands-on practice, students learn how to use lighting equipment and accessories, as well as a range of light sources, including tungsten, studio strobe. Through visual presentations and discussions, students review examples of the direction and quality of light and discuss its function in the photograph. At the end of this workshop, students will have acquired a repertoire of lighting techniques to heighten the expressive capacity of their work.
Dear Lighting Participant,
- This workshop is designed to give you a solid foundation in understanding light.
- The workshop will be fast paced, incorporating demonstrations with a great deal of hands on shooting.
- We will review basic lighting techniques and the qualities of umbrellas, beauty dish, soft boxes and grids.
- We will do demonstrations, and cover various topics including; techniques, quality of light, working with people, concepts, point of view, etc.