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Get to Grips with Studio Portrait Photography

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A practical, hands-on course to explore studio portrait techniques using a range of lighting combined with image reviews.

A practical, hands-on course to explore studio portrait techniques using a range of lighting combined with image reviews. The above course fee includes models and materials. You will be asked to sign a model use agreement form at the first lesson.
 

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What I'll learn

  • Setting your camera, in manual, to capture correctly exposed images with studio lighting
  • Operating a flash meter to achieve predetermined results
  • Posing individuals and small groups
  • Portrait composition and use of viewpoint
  • How to modify light to achieve a range of effects
  • Health and Safety in the studio
  • Self evaluation and image review

 

How I'll learn

Discussion. Formal instruction. Practical demonstration. Practical experience.
 

 

Entry Requirements

You need a basic understanding of the operation of your camera settings - aperture and shutter speed.