Intro to Studio Portraits

Intro to Studio Portraits

Tuesday, July 11th 6:30 - 8:30 with Shannon Jimenez

In this 2 hour workshop, you will learn about basic lighting styles and how to create dramatic lighting effects using studio lighting. Your instructor will guide you through the ins and out of how to control your light and where to position it for different scenarios. With a mix of instruction and live demonstrations, you will leave feeling comfortable with controlling the power and position of external lights, and will have the know-how to determine when to use each style to create the perfect portrait to represent your unique shooting style.


Topics we will cover:


- Lighting Styles: Butterfly, Rembrandt, Split, Loop

- Lighting Position and Ratios

- Subject Posing

- Hair Lights

- Silhouettes

- Background Lights

- Diffusion

- Hard vs. Soft Lighting

- Dramatic v. Even Lighting

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