Studio lighting and portraiture

Duration: 3 hours

Price: $600 per group

(Maximum 15 students per group)

Lighting is fundamental to photography. It defines form and texture, sets mood and can make or break a composition. 

Through demonstrations and photo-shoots students will receive a good overall introduction to the key principles of lighting, equipment, terminology and techniques used to photograph people and objects. Participants will learn to use a range of lighting equipment and standard lighting set-ups including high key light, low key light and three light portraiture.

Prerequisites and Requirements

  • This course requires no previous experience.
  • Bring your own DSLR or Mirrorless (MILC) camera (charged batteries and memory card). If you are unsure please search your camera brand and model for clarification or mobile phone with camera.
  • Students must wear enclosed shoes and bring a packed lunch.