Thursday May 23, 2013 – Thursday May 23, 2013
The One-on-One private lessons are for beginners, to professional shooters by Chris McCallan
AN INTRODUCTION TO STUDIO LIGHTING:
Students will explore and learn about basic professional studio lighting techniques and equipment in a small class environment with generous personal attention. The main focus will be on portrait lighting but techniques do apply to other disciplines. Class size is limited to four people. Students will receive a broad introduction to the many different techniques and actual tools employed by working professionals to create different “looks” and styles of photographs.
Topics will include:
The different lighting tools Pros employ
The Different Types of Lights:
The use of studio strobe or flash
The use of continuous & tungsten lights
Building The Light:
The inverse square law
Lighting ratios & contrast
Metering & controlling light using hand held meters
Reading your histogram- camera colour settings for the studio
The main types of lighting:
Split or hatchet
You need to know how to set your camera to manual mode and where to access your camera’s colour settings. You should also know what aperture and shutter speed are. Both film & digital photographers are welcome to attend lighting is universal to both – we understand and appreciate both kinds of photography.
Warning: attention & creativity are both required.