Learn how to create dramatic lighting effects using both studio lights and speedlites. Your instructor Joe Klocek will guide you through the process of setting up various types of portrait lighting for a live shoot! You’ll become comfortable with the quality and aesthetics of light, controlling the power output of lights, where and how to place lights, guiding and instructing your subjects and much more!
Session 1: Instructional Seminar (Wednesday, March 22, 2017)
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
The seminar will focus on lighting techniques. It will give you a good set of tools to use as you go forward and work on your own to create portrait lighting set-ups.
- Aesthetic Choices
- Light Principles
- Light Positioning and Ratios
- Subject Guiding and Posing
- Studio Lighting vs Speedlights
- Lighting small and large groups
- Side Lighting
- Back Lighting
- Hair Lights
- Background Lights
- Creative Lighting Positions
Session 2: Hands-on Workshop (Sunday, March 26, 2017)
8:45 AM - 11:00 AM
Put your skills into action with this hands-on workshop photo shoot! You’ll get to go through the process from start to finish with live models! Receive one-on-one guidance from Joe as you set up the lights and guide your portrait model through the shoot.
Tuition includes classroom instruction, plus a $10 coupon you can use towards anything instore at any Mike's Camera location!
This class also includes an overview of our free online image storage and sharing service where we’ll show you how to order prints online using the Mike’s Camera App for iPhone and Android, and how to order prints online or in the store using our photo kiosks.
You’ll also get a preview of the many new ways to enjoy your images and creating creative products that go well beyond the traditional 4x6 print such as Photo Books, Photo Collages and Photo Gifts you can create with your photos.
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Mike's Camera, Park Meadows
9197 E Westview Rd
Mike's Camera has been a leading imaging business that caters to the aspiring and professional photographer since 1967. Mike's Camera operates stores in the San Francisco Bay Area, Sacramento, and the Denver Metro Area, as well as Boulder and Colorado Springs. Our 11 stores offer a full line of photographic equipment and supplies, provide traditional and digital printing solutions for consumers, professional photographers and artists, as well as commercial printing and graphic design services. Plus, all our stores offer on-site photography educational programs from camera tutorials to studio lighting and other specialized photographic applications.
Let us show you why we've become a favorite in the industry and in our communities!
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