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DIY Creative Lighting

Instructor: Caleb Arias

Think outside the box and stretch your imagination in this beginner’s workshop! You’ll produce otherworldly portraits as you experiment and paint with light through hands-on, practical exercises.

Workshop Date

Saturday, October 6, 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
1-day workshop
AED 350.00
What's Covered

Tap into the right side of your brain and get innovative with photography - whether your gear of choice is a smartphone or camera. With a little bit of DIY and some out-of-the-box thinking, you'll discover new ways to turn your ideas into images. Get out of that creative rut by exploring new methods to use everyday items to your photographic advantage. Be ready to serve as photographer and model as you let your creativity run wild, and tell unique stories through creative lighting.


  • Hacking everyday light sources for photography 
  • Posing and communicating with subjects 
  • Practical techniques for shooting portraits 
  • Basic editing tips and tricks

Tap into the right side of your brain and get innovative with photography - whether your gear of choice is a smartphone or camera. With a little bit of DIY and some out-of-the-box thinking, you'll discover new ways to turn your ideas into images. Get out of that creative rut by exploring new methods to use everyday items to your photographic advantage. Be ready to serve as photographer and model as you let your creativity run wild, and tell unique stories through creative lighting.


  • Hacking everyday light sources for photography 
  • Posing and communicating with subjects 
  • Practical techniques for shooting portraits 
  • Basic editing tips and tricks
what's included
  • 3 hours of instruction (both theory and practical)
  • Digital class notes
  • 3 hours of instruction (both theory and practical)
  • Digital class notes
who should attend

Suitable for all. This workshop assumes no prior knowledge of photography. 

 

Attendees with a camera and thorough understanding of the exposure triangle or who are already comfortable shooting in priority or manual modes will benefit most from this workshop. 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. 

Suitable for all. This workshop assumes no prior knowledge of photography. 

 

Attendees with a camera and thorough understanding of the exposure triangle or who are already comfortable shooting in priority or manual modes will benefit most from this workshop. 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. 

What to bring
  • Your smartphone with a fully-charged battery
  • Your DSLR or mirrorless camera with fully-charged battery (optional but recommended)
  • Empty memory card for your camera
  • Notebook and pen
  • Your smartphone with a fully-charged battery
  • Your DSLR or mirrorless camera with fully-charged battery (optional but recommended)
  • Empty memory card for your camera
  • Notebook and 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.
  • You must be 16 or older to attend this workshop. If you are younger than 16 or booking for someone under 16 years of age, please contact us first and we will be happy to advise you.
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

Saturday, October 6, 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
1-day workshop
AED 350.00