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PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP
Sat. 14 January 2017, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm AEST
MASTER THE ART OF NATURAL LIGHT PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY
This amazing full-day natural light portrait photography workshop is designed to take your portraiture to a whole new level and help you become an expert in shooting with natural light in all it's forms. We will discuss the pros and cons of natural light, and the equipment professional use to shape, modify and enhance natural light.
The workshop includes:
PART 1: BASIC NATURAL LIGHT SHOOT AND INTRODUCTION TO THE EQUIPMENT
PART 2: DAYLIGHT STUDIO WINDOW LIGHT PORTRAIT SESSION
PART 3: GRAFFITI WALL LOCATION SHOOT
PART 4: PARK / GOLDEN HOUR LOCATION SHOOT
- Mastering Window light
- Learning to shoot in full sun
- Soft light and where to find it
- Backlighting v frontlighting
- Reflectors, diffusers and modifiers
- Natural light Do's and Dont's
- Finding the best light in any situation
- Portrait Composition
- Obtaining sharp focus
We'll also use a professional models (one for the morning session, one for the afternoon session) to work through a variety of scenarios together and put into practice what we've learnt.
To really get you thinking, I'll be creating some tricky situations in order to test your knowledge and improve your skills. Remember - we learn by DOING!
We'll all be window light masters by lunchtime!
This workshop is for any photographer wanting to increase their knowledge and understanding of natural light for successful, inspiring portraits.
We will be shooting this Gold Coast studio photography workshop at my space at The Station, 45 Nerang Street, Southport – the Gold Coast’s creative business hub. Around the building and streets are amazing locations for shooting portraits in a variety of settings. The day also includes the model, lunch, morning tea, afternoon tea and coffee and snacks all day.
The philosophy of these photography workshops, courses and classes is simple: to finish the day a much more accomplished, passionate and skillful photographer than when you started.
Model Megan Hackwood at October's Portrait Photogrpahy Workshop