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Dramatic portrait lighting is making a comeback! We use soft boxes for most of our studio portraits, usually a large or medium Chimera with silver interior. For a more “fashiony” look, we use the white Mola Demi (the Mola is off-white) beauty dish , often with a white grid. That’s as “hard” as we have been lighting portraits for a […]

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Our popular Advanced Studio Lighting Workshop deals with complex lighting setups in a working studio environment using professional gear. During this class we’ll work with a model on posing, as well as create set ups using three, four, or more light sources. In a controlled studio environment, your creativity is the only limit to what […]

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Join us this Saturday, for a 3 hour hands on workshop where we’ll cover the principles of studio lighting and posing, using professional studio gear. We’ll create several, one and two lighting set ups. We’ll explain and demonstrate in very simple terms distinctive lighting patterns, ratios and metering. A model will be available for this […]

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This one light portrait, or headshot, of our great model Brenda was made at one of our Beginning Studio Lighting & Posing workshops. There is no retouching, only LR corrections and shadow detail was increased in PS. The background is a painted canvas we use for formal portraits, and can be lit with a background light. During this […]

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Join us this Saturday, May 28th for a 3 hour class that will have you using your speedlight like a pro, and if you are a pro, you’ll pick up a few pointers. We will teach you how to get the most out of your speedlight (hot shoe camera flash) by taking it off the camera. When […]

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