Studio Lighting Course - an INSET course for teachers of photography.

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A lego building approach.

 

Timing - 10.00am to 3.30pm

 

Vegetarian lunch provided.

Tea and coffee provided.

All technical notes provided.

Lesson plans provided.

Certificate of attendance for INSET evidence

 

In this one day course we look at studio lighting from the point of view of building up the lighting from simple to more complex.

 

Session One (90mins)

 

One light and a background.

¾ lighting and side lighting

 

One light and a reflector

Using the reflector to fill detail

 

Rembrandt lighting/broad and narrow lighting.

 

Introducing a second light

 

Introducing a third light

 

Session Two (60 mins)

 

Accessories to modify lighting.

 

Brollies/Softboxes/snoots/beauty dishes/gels

 

Session Three (30 mins)

 

The technical stuff

 

How it all works and how much does it cost.

 

Alternatives when money and space are tight.

 

Continuous lighting/redheads

 

Slave flash units and wireless triggers.

 

DIY props

 

Session Four (30 mins)

 

Case studies - learning from the best in the business.

 

Session Five (90 mins)

 

Working with a professional portrait model


 

Evaluation

One speedlight with softbox.

Two Studio lights with softboxes

One studio light with reflector

Two softboxes at 45 degrees.

One studio light with snoot

One studio light with Brolly