Day 1: Rob will show his work relative to lighting and discusses how to create various moods with lighting with an emphasis on lighting people for fashion, lifestyle and portrait images. Discussion of various types of lights and their purpose including: studio strobes, incandescence, speed lights, ring light, HMI, Kino flos, scrims, silks and diffusers. The basics of lighting will be covered including: light quality, output levels, descriptions of lighting, popular lighting patterns, description of lights and light tailoring devices.
Safety features and common safety precautions will be covered along with studio procedures, proper handling of set up and breakdown, wires and stands. Demonstration of light tailoring devices including: umbrellas, light boxes, beauty dishes, spots, various reflectors, light grids and barn doors. Introduction to lighting patterns, incorporating background lights, hair lights, flat light and contrasting light. Use of fill cards and reflectors, lighting patterns, ratios and light meters.
Day 2: Students will be provided with all the lights, accessories and models needed to set up your own studio and practice what was covered on day one.
Day 3: Each student will receive a studio lighting assignment that encompasses what has been taught on the first two days and practice using the equipment and techniques demonstrated during the workshop. On screen visual presentations will be shown that demonstrate equipment used in workshop. One on One student/instructor reviews.
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