This two-day course will cover the principles and theory of photographic lighting and relate these to the studio environment by practical demonstration and hands on application. You will shoot portraits of fellow students, so that you can see and record of the lighting and its effects. At the end of the course you will go home with a number of studio portraits that you can add to your portfolio.
You will deconstruct and then recreate iconic images to see how photographers create effects with lighting. Throughout the day you will work with Industry standard studio techniques will be used to ensure that you can work with effectively with contemporary techniques.
- Theory of photographic lighting
- Contemporary studio practice
- How to use studio equipment
- How to deconstruct and recreate lighting techniques
By the end of this course you should be able to:
- Assemble and operate studio lighting equipment with confidence
- Be aware of different lighting techniques used in various photographic genres
- Assess the most appropriate lighting set-up for a given subject and create it in an efficient manner
Who Should Attend
Aspiring photographers and enthusiasts wishing to increase their skills.
Intermediate: You will need a basic understanding of the fundamentals of photography.
Follow Up Courses
After you have completed this course you may want to continue your digital education with Adobe Photoshop for Photographers: Beginners.
Ian’s background is in photojournalism and after working for fashion trade magazines and public relations companies, he now photographs extensively for the retail, financial, legal and technology sectors. His striking images have appeared in The Independent, the Guardian and The Sunday Telegraph.
Creative corporate portraiture is his specialty, and he produces imaginative, high quality images quickly, engaging with his subjects to work collaboratively. His clients include J Walter Thompson, Legal & General, Ogilvy, Triumph International, IBM, Rio Tinto, Xerox, Clifford Chance, Baker & McKenzie and the Rank Organisation
This course will be taught by a respected industry expert.