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Shaping the light

  • studio 6a, Old Knows Factory Nottingham, NG34GQ UK (map)

In this creative lighting workshop I will show you my methods and techniques to create amazing award winning images like the ones below. I will demonstrate why I'm choosing to  shoot with the FUJIFILM X System more and more.

I will explain and demonstrate how the ONE light setup and the correct modifier can be used to create amazing portraits and creative fashion images, many of the worlds best past and present photographers will only use one light! Photographic lighting does not need to be over complex, some will teach 3, 4 or even 5 light setups but these images usually lack emotion, connection and meaning which is imperative in a portrait.

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I will also demonstrate lighting setups using 2 or 3 lights, the relationship and balancing between the lights and modifiers. We will Also cover the use of the often un-used or overlooked light meter and why this is key to correct lighting technique.

In my penthouse studio there is an abundance of natural light which will also be utilised and modified if necessary with diffusers and reflectors to create a different look to the strobe lit image and I will show why a natural light studio is making a resurgence amongst fine and portrait photographers.

At this creative hands on workshop will be a professional model and mua (make up artist) for hands on shooting experience.

I limit the numbers for these days so I can answer individual questions and make the day more personal.

  • The one light portrait mastered
  • Two and three light setup
  • Learn how to correctly use a light meter 
  • using natural light, why and when.
  • All images will be shot using the FUJIFILM X System,
  • Canon, Nikon, Sony etc users all welcome.

The cost of this day is priced at £125, please call Karl on 07986 788 704 to book your place, or email via the contact form. We run on a 1st come 1st served basis so book early to aviod disappointment. Only 6 places available ( 1 place Left )

Later Event: June 19
Shaping the light - Date 2