Lighting The Nude Workshops

These small group workshops are designed to provide lots of one-on-one access and give everyone a more hands-on learning experience. No lecturing with slide show, we just dive right in and get started. All participants will receive their book at the beginning of the workshop which we’ll be working from. It’s full of images, diagrams and important information that we’ll be covering throughout the workshop in depth. Each of you will have an impact on the direction of the experience, so come ready to jump in with both feet and explore with us!

Upcoming 2017 Small Group Workshops

Enrollment button at bottom of page.
Sat June 10, 1p-7p

Sat August 5, 1p-7p

Galleries From Previous Workshops

‘Lighting The Nude’ Workshop #1

‘Lighting The Nude’ Workshop #2

‘Lighting The Nude’ Workshop #3 

 

The Models

TBA

Some of the topics we’ll be discussing

-Getting the most out of one light
-Inverse square law is your friend
-Getting Photoshop off the brain
-Feathering
-Controlling light
-Close lighting vs distant lighting, soft vs hard
-Lighting bodies only vs bodies w/ faces
-Silhouettes
-Rim lighting
-My ultimate favorite setup
-Angles
-Expression / body language
-Music as a tool
-Taking time with your lighting
-Improvising
-Capturing texture & character
-Light skin / Dark skin – Highlights and Shadows
-High key vs Low key and common mistakes
-Lighting multiple subjects
-Creating depth
-Using limitations to spark creativity
-Slow shutter speeds with strobes
-Fun stuff – Working with fog, cookies, gels, mirrors, water, gobos, playing with fabrics, etc.
-Revisiting the fundamentals often

Requirements

-Must be at least 18 years old
-Must have camera with Manual mode capability. DSLR preferred but not required. Must be able to adjust aperture, shutter speed and ISO independently and have a hot shoe on the camera.
-Share your images with the models. This is a portfolio building opportunity for them as well. I will be handing out a list with everyone’s contact information so we can all stay in touch.
Included:
– 6 hour class
– Models
– Workshop Book
– Pizza & Refreshments

Student Type:

Dates 2017:

Workshops will be held at my studio in downtown Wichita,KS
254 S. Laura, Suite 210

Questions

If you have any questions that I haven’t addressed here please feel free to get in touch with me.

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