Introduction to Studio Lighting

Instructor: Laura Huntley

Equip yourself with the technical savviness and the creative eye to enliven your photography through studio lighting. 

Workshop Date

Friday, February 16, 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM
1-day workshop
AED 950.00
What's Covered

In this intensive workshop, you will progress from a studio novice to a fledgling professional as you gain confidence with the lighting principles as well as the gear that will make your pictures pop. You’ll put your new knowledge into practice for an extended hands-on session shooting in the studio, with a focus on portraiture. By the end of this workshop, you’ll be ready to tackle everything from family portraiture and fashion to headshots!

 

  • Techniques for using studio light creatively (catch lights, creative gels)
  • Lighting setups: Butterfly, Split, Rembrandt 
  • Essential principles of sync speed, exposure, distance to subject law
  • Gear: modifiers, triggers, lenses, strobes

In this intensive workshop, you will progress from a studio novice to a fledgling professional as you gain confidence with the lighting principles as well as the gear that will make your pictures pop. You’ll put your new knowledge into practice for an extended hands-on session shooting in the studio, with a focus on portraiture. By the end of this workshop, you’ll be ready to tackle everything from family portraiture and fashion to headshots!

 

  • Techniques for using studio light creatively (catch lights, creative gels)
  • Lighting setups: Butterfly, Split, Rembrandt 
  • Essential principles of sync speed, exposure, distance to subject law
  • Gear: modifiers, triggers, lenses, strobes
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!

Workshop Date

Friday, February 16, 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM
1-day workshop
AED 950.00