Studio Lighting: Portraits

Studio Lighting: Portraits

Day course | 1 day | 10.30 - 17.30 | 10 places | £199
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Course description

Delivered from Holborn Studios, just a short walk from our Shoreditch premises, this course is aimed at beginners and intermediate photographers alike. No prior studio experience is necessary although a basic understanding of exposure and how to operate your camera is required.

The aim of the course is to learn about the importance of light and how to control it as well as the relationship between photographer and sitter. You will work with studio flash and each participant will get plenty of hands–on time taking photographs.

You will concentrate on head and shoulders compositions and learn how measure exposure using the light meter. You will gain confidence using one flash head and reflectors to create an evenly lit subject.

For further information or to book over the phone, please call us at the office on 020 7729 1936.

Course Content

Studio Lighting

  • Constant Lighting
  • Flash lighting
  • Balancing flash and constant light
  • Flash metering
  • Incident light metering
  • Reflected light metering
  • Use of Grey Card
  • Direction of light
  • Softboxes
  • Umbrellas
  • Polyboards
  • Backgrounds
  • Flashguns
  • Keeping it simple

  • Portraits

  • Environmental portraits
  • Isolated portraits
  • Using black & white
  • Adding light
  • Subtracting light
  • Exposure priority
  • Working with models
  • Photographing strangers
  • Model releases/permissions
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    Requirements: Digital SLR Camera, and a basic understanding of exposure and how to operate your camera

     

    Holborn Studios

    This course is delivered from the iconic Holborn Studios, just a stone's throw from our premises in Shoreditch. Holborn Studios has been established for over 30 years, and has seen uncountable famous photographers coming through it's doors, including the likes of David Bailey, Terry O'Neil, Annie Leibovitz and Nick Knight.

    Visit their website here - www.holbornstudios.com

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    'Took the Studio Lighting Course with Bill Ling the other day and it was fantastic! I'd never shot in a studio before, but I came out with a good understanding of how to control light in a studio environment. Took a few great snaps as well! Highly recommended! Being at Holborn Studios was incredible!' ★★★★★  Michael Wright

    'Great experience. I'm a total beginner but the teacher (Andrew) was patient and took the time to explain my camera to me. Really pleased with everything I learned. Would recommend.' ★★★★★  Claire Healy

    ‘I did the studio photography course with Bill Ling, and it was even better than I expected. Holborn studios is a beautiful and inspiring place to learn and shoot, and Bill Ling is one of the best teachers I’ve had the pleasure to learn from.’
    ★★★★★  Lucas Gabellini-Fava

    'I had a very interesting day at the Portraiture Masterclass. A very thoughtful and well put together programme - much food for thought! Many Thanks!' ★★★★★  Nina Large

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