This course is designed to show how to light subjects and drama with natural light, led by DOP Ben Allan. It is wrong to think that because you are not lighting with electric lights you are not lighting a scene, but with creativity and a solid technical understand lighting with natural light can be incredibly rewarding and even a very fast way to shoot.
Join Bambi Cantrell for an intimate three day workshop focusing on posing and lighting techniques with a focus on wedding, boudoir, and portrait photography. This is shaping up to be one of the most popular subjects we've hosted. Thousands of photographers from around the world are enrolled for this weekend, and we've seen a tremendous amount of interest online for both Bambi and the topic of posing and light.
In this course, photographer and educator Erin Manning shows beginning photographers how to appreciate and work with natural light. First Erin takes a look at the qualities of light, from softness to direction to color, and details the camera settings that help you get the most out of the scene's available light. Then Erin works together with a student to shoot a natural-light portrait, employing inexpensive accessories such as reflectors along the way.
With the vast array of digital cameras and advanced software available to photographers today, quality images are abundant and easier to create than ever before. The overwhelming amount of images flooding the market has ignited a resurgence in the art of “color gelled photography.” If standing out from the sea of image overload and creating vibrant, colorful images that “wow” your clients is your goal, this tutorial will give you the tools necessary to master the nuances of colored gel photography and propel your photography to the next level.