Seminar with Drew Gardner: Behind the scenes lighting secrets
Birmingham, United Kingdom
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Drew Gardner takes you behind the scenes of some of his work, sharing lighting and technical details in the finest detail, including a 'graphic' breakdown of each set, how it was lit and the equipment used. Drew says: 'It's always powerful to share technique and hopefully people will be able to take away some of the knowledge and apply it to their own photography'.
Drew Gardner - a professional photographer based in the UK producing distinguished work in commercial, editorial and advertising areas- including both stills and movies. Drew continues to work with a number of notable publications: GQ and National Geographic to name a couple.Drew’s philosophy? - Shoot what you love, love what you shoot.
His work has been exhibited world wide with solo shows of his fine art work in London and the USA.
Drew is also an international educator teaching workshops all over the World Drew's website is www.drewgardner.com and his blog is www.thedarkart.com.
Manfrotto School Of Xcellence
Featuring: Bill Frakes, Roberto Bigano, Joe McNally, Ami Elsius, Drew Gardner, Marc de Tollenaere, Kristoff Ramon, David Duchemin, Jim Oltersdorf and Cliff Guy.
The Manfrotto School of Xcellence promises to be a quality resource covering all aspects of modern photography and videography. It will focus on the most interesting topics and latest features in the sector: video and photographic equipment, techniques, the use of light, and post-production processing.
The platform will offer a series of free training sessions of varying difficulty (from beginner to advanced level), designed to add to the knowledge of all enthusiasts, amateurs and professionals alike. It is just the thing for those who wish to take their skills to the next level and satisfy demanding customer expectations, or for hobbiests who want to pick up some tips to implement in their own creative world.
This educational initiative is supported by Manfrotto, a brand of Vitec Group plc, as part of their Corporate Social Responsibility programme. The school is promoting the quality and outstanding performance of brands like Manfrotto, Gitzo, Litepanels, Lastolite, Elinchrom and Kata Bags (to name a few), who are partners in this venture and provide the basic tools used by the school's featured professionals every day.
People attending the Manfrotto School of Xcellence can choose between a number of different training sessions ‚ web seminars, video seminars lasting 30-45 minutes each, and tutorials in video or editorial format. Attendees can also sign up for the newsletter to receive the latest news, read the experiences of our professionals through their blogs, or online chat directly with featured professionals during the lessons to ask questions or receive explanations.
This learning opportunity will focus on the most popular areas of photography and video-work today – portraits, still life, news photo/videography and documentaries – for fashion, advertising and the traditional publishing trade.
Method and knowledge, human sensitivity and aesthetics – the Manfrotto School of Xcellence embodies the culture and all-round approach to capturing excellent images both in terms of technique and form, but also communication, art and emotion.