Instructor: Seng Mah Level: Intermediate Venue: Venture Studio, at Suite 5, 133 High Street, Fremantle Duration: 3 hours Cost: $550 inc GST (model available at extra cost of about $90).
Kick Start Studio Photography is an exclusive 1-on-1 workshop aimed at giving you the skills and techniques to undertake studio photography – with an emphasis on studio portraiture. This hands-on workshop is aimed at photographers who have invested in studio lighting, and who would like to learn the ins and outs of studio photography - from obtaining correct exposure, to understanding types and styles of lighting, to balancing lights and photographing groups in a studio setting.
You will learn how to:
Set up and control multiple studio lights: learn about lighting groups, channels and setting up lights as optical slaves
Make use of modeling lights to assess lighting direction
Use the flash meter to obtain an exposure reading
Expose for studio lighting
Create key, fill and rim lighting
Create and use soft light and hard light
Control the direction and angle of lighting
Apply lighting ratios to create key, fill, accent (kicker) and background lighting
Select and use lighting modifiers for specific lighting effects
Use gels for creative colour effects
Light studio portraits for low key and high key portraits
Light for group photography in the studio by using the inverse square law
Set up and make safe and effective use of a studio space
Work with models and sitters in a studio setting.
Posing models and sitters for best effect.
Kick Start Studio Photography is a great way to get your head around the technical and creative aspects of studio photography.
If you have a friend who would like to participate in an exclusive customised workshop, we offer 2-on-1 workshops for $775 (model/s are available at extra cost). 2-on-1 workshops are great for personalised learning as there is still plenty of opportunity for you to ask questions and learn on an individual level, while sharing the cost of the workshop with another photographer. If you would like to book in as a 2-on-1 for this workshop, please let us know when you contact us below.