Introduction to Studio Lighting

Instructor: Laura Huntley

Want to know how to shoot portraits in the studio? This intensive beginner’s workshop combines intensive theory with hands-on practice to equip you with the essential skills to shoot everything from family portraits and professional headshots to fashion. (Psst! It’s not as hard as it looks!) 

Workshop Date

Wednesday, October 18, 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Thursday, October 19, 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
2-day workshop
AED 950.00
What's Covered

In this workshop, you will be introduced to the essential elements of lighting and how to control and operate studio equipment to achieve different effects. You’ll then put your new knowledge into practice for an extended hands-on session shooting in this studio, with a focus on portraiture. Don’t take this workshop if you don’t like fun because Studio Lighting is all about infusing fun into photography!

 

  • Gear: Lights & power, lenses, remotes, stands, soft boxes, umbrellas, grids and accessories 
  • Catch lights, lighting for subject matter, creative gels 
  • Lighting setups: Butterfly, Split, Rembrandt 
  • Sync speed, exposure, distance to subject law

In this workshop, you will be introduced to the essential elements of lighting and how to control and operate studio equipment to achieve different effects. You’ll then put your new knowledge into practice for an extended hands-on session shooting in this studio, with a focus on portraiture. Don’t take this workshop if you don’t like fun because Studio Lighting is all about infusing fun into photography!

 

  • Gear: Lights & power, lenses, remotes, stands, soft boxes, umbrellas, grids and accessories 
  • Catch lights, lighting for subject matter, creative gels 
  • Lighting setups: Butterfly, Split, Rembrandt 
  • Sync speed, exposure, distance to subject law
what's included

• 4.5 hours of instruction (both theory and practical)
• Workshop notes

• 4.5 hours of instruction (both theory and practical)
• Workshop notes

who should attend

Suitable for those who have completed our Photography Level 1 and/or Photography Level 2 workshops.

You should have a thorough understanding of ISO, aperture, shutter speed, and how all of these relate to each other to achieve a correct exposure. If you are not familiar with these terms or currently shoot in Auto or P mode, we recommend enrolling for our Photography Level 1 workshop prior to attending Introduction to Studio Lighting.

Suitable for those who have completed our Photography Level 1 and/or Photography Level 2 workshops.

You should have a thorough understanding of ISO, aperture, shutter speed, and how all of these relate to each other to achieve a correct exposure. If you are not familiar with these terms or currently shoot in Auto or P mode, we recommend enrolling for our Photography Level 1 workshop prior to attending Introduction to Studio Lighting.

What to bring

• DSLR or mirrorless camera with fully-charged battery (point-and-shoot cameras and smartphones are not suitable)
• Empty memory card for your camera
• Notebook & pen

• DSLR or mirrorless camera with fully-charged battery (point-and-shoot cameras and smartphones are not suitable)
• Empty memory card for your camera
• Notebook & pen

Cancellation Policy
• If you cancel your workshop a minimum of 7 days in advance of your workshop, you will be issued a 90% refund or may be rescheduled to another date(s).
• If you cancel your workshop a minimum of 3 days (72 hours) in advance of your workshop, no refund will be issued, but you may request to be rescheduled to another workshop date(s).
• If you cancel your workshop less than 3 days (72 hours) in advance of your workshop, no refund and no reschedule is possible.
 
TERMS & CONDITIONS
 
• Workshops can be rescheduled within 3 months of the originally booked workshop date(s).
• Bookings can only be transferred ONCE, including in the event of a workshop relocation. If you transfer your workshop booking and later wish to cancel it, we will not be able to refund or reschedule you under any circumstances.
• GPP reserves the right to change the location of any workshop to another location within the same city and/or emirate as deemed necessary in accordance with management discretion.
Please Note: Our classes are open to ANY brand of camera: Canon, Nikon, Sony, Panasonic, Fuji and any other intermediate to advanced cameras (As long as they have manual controls i.e. NOT point-and-shoots) are welcome!