PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO LIGHTING
6 sessions >> Thursdays, February 9-March 16
7:30-10:30 pm, Studio 8, $275
Prerequisite: Introduction to photography class or equivalent experience. Students will need a DSLR camera.
In a photograph, light can define the subject, frame the context, or impart a style or mood. This course will give you an understanding of light sources, modifiers, filters, and lighting practices. With a little bit of knowledge and a few simple tools, we can enhance, accent, or create a mood entirely of our own. Through conceptual exercises and hands-on projects, you will experiment with lighting to gain confidence and control to further your photography practice.
Tom Loughlin is a 2013 graduate of SFAI’s MFA program in New Genres. He is a studio artist at the Minnesota Street Project, and was previously an affiliate artist at the Headlands Center for the Arts. He has shown at The Lab and Yerba Buena Center for the Arts among other venues, and has been awarded eleven tons of steel from the old east span of the Bay Bridge by the Oakland Museum of California to make a public art piece for Treasure Island. Loughlin is also a graduate of U.C. Berkeley’s School of Law, and has had a plaintiff-side practice in intellectual property and products liability.
Image courtesy of Tom Loughlin
PLEASE NOTE: Public Education courses are held contingent on a minimum enrollment, which is determined up to 24 hours in advance of the class start date. Public Education Staff will contact you ONLY if there is a course cancellation or change.
What is the refund policy?
You can view the SFAI Public Education refund policy on the SFAI website here.
What materials (if any) will I need to bring to class?
Each course requires specific materials that we ask you bring to your first class session so you can get started making right away. Materials lists are available approximately two weeks prior to the course start date. Visit the SFAI website here, click on your course title, and then click on the blue "Materials List" link underneath the course dates. If you have any questions regarding materials, please contact Public Education Staff.
What are my transport/parking options getting to San Francisco Art Institute?
All classes meet at 800 Chestnut Street, between Jones and Leavenworth. You can find directions to campus on the SFAI website.
SFAI is located in a residential neighborhood, and free two-hour parking is available on all of the streets immediately surrounding the school. The two-hour restriction cuts off at 9 pm, so evening Public Education students do not need to move their car, unless you arrive prior to 7 pm.
SFAI is easily accessible via public transportation, with Muni bus lines #30 Stockton, and #47 Van Ness located within a few blocks of campus.
I have a question that isn't on this list. Who can I contact?
SFAI Public Education Staff are always happy to answer any questions you may have about the Public Education program, or our courses. We are in the office Monday-Friday from 9 am to 5 pm. Call us at: 415.749.4554 or e-mail: email@example.com