You know how to shoot only in natural light and want to learn how to illuminate a subject/scene by using external light sources.
Who don’t know what particular lighting equipment to be used to do so.
The course is aimed at those looking to explore intermediate with some advanced lighting so some previous experience of off-camera lighting is preferred and advised. It doesn't matter if that's speedlights or strobes, the techniques learned on the day are transferable. So if you're comfortable shooting in manual mode in your camera you should be fine to understand everything presented to you at this workshop.
WHAT WILL BE COVERED ON THE DAY? :
* Introduction to the Workshop; understanding lights and accessories.
* Know what particular lighting equipment to be used to do so.
* Essential lighting techniques: Learn how to illuminate a subject / scene by using external light sources.
* How do we know when a picture is exposed correctly?
* Understanding the grey scale. Lighting Level.
* What lighting level should we start with?
* Let go of some of the rules of traditional lighting.
* Learn simple 3 point lighting.
* Know the difference between Hard Sources and Soft Sources of light. What are the differences and how do we use them.
* Colour Temperature.
* Understanding Kelvin.
* Using colour. What are the problems of using gels.
* Learning to control and manipulate light with Limited setups: how we can reproduce these looks in far smaller studio spaces like home studios with limited kit.
* Learn the nuances of shooting and the best techniques to use artificial, external lights and other accessories to illuminate your subject of photography in various creative ways.
* Practical hands-on time shooting with different lighting gear (we will have a live subject to shoot in a studio)