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Intro to Studio Lighting Intensive

at The Photography Workshops - SoHo

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$1,075 4 seats left
Start Date:

Sat, Dec 14, 11:00am - 6:00pm

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SoHo, Manhattan
611 Broadway Ste #713
Btwn Bleecker & E Houston Streets
New York, New York 10012
Purchase Options
Class Level: Advanced
Age Requirements: 12 and older
Average Class Size: 4

What you'll learn in this photography class:

Hands-On Training In All Aspects Of Studio Lighting

Designed to educate you on how to make intelligent choices in lighting. Learn to  accomplish what you want to say with your photos using studio lights. You will be able to create the hard drama or soft emotion that you visualize. Become versed in the lighting skills that are used by photography studios worldwide and get started on studio sets. Learn to pick apart photos you would like to be able to light.

Develop an understanding of how each of many beautiful magazine images are made and learn how to pick these photos apart to gain that understanding. Class location may vary in NYC.

  • Learning how to analyze a photo is the beginning step to creating what it is you want to say with your photography. We start with your collection of "tear-sheets" and teach you how to analyze and pick apart the photo and what it is you like about them. We use your photos or can start with a magazine.
  • With a basic knowledge of equipment and getting your hands on the lights- is one of the best ways to get yourself onto a photo-set, become an assistant or get to work with your own jobs.
  • Learn your way around a professional studio set & get your hands on the many choices of lighting available:
- Hot lights

- Hollywood style spots and fresnels

- Booms

- C- Stands

- A 3-light location kit with more portable "self-contained head" style lights

- Use of cto's and ctb's to bounce daylight and hot lights in one photo

- Color balancing hot lights and strobe

- Cuculoris

- Light Modifiers

- Strobe Power Packs

- Spotlights, Conical Spot, Grid Spots, Fresnel Spots

- Reflectors

- Diffusers

- Hard Lighting

- Soft Lighting

- Beauty Dish

- Ringflash

- Kelvin Degrees & Color Metering

- Self Contained Heads & Location Kits

- Hand Held Light Metering

  • Studio Strobe Lighting: Learn the many choices of light sources: spot lights, umbrellas, light modifiers, soft light, hard light, open heads, bare bulbs, cucolaris, bounce lighting, bounce "v-cards", diffusion, inverse-square law, proper light metering, sync speeds, etc.
  • Make an environmental portrait and light a foreground subject and a matching lit room

We use Swiss made "Broncolor" studio strobe and "Arriflex" hot light systems. Ring flash, beauty dish, fresnel spots, diffusion, strobe, hot lights, infrared senders,  honeycomb grid spots,  umbrellas, Arriflex 1K & 2K fresnels, Matthews "C" stands, booms, reflector cards, seamless, color gels, makeup lights & mirror.

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Students can cancel within 48 hours for full refund. Please contact us if less than 48 hours.


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