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Studio & Lighting

Learn studio and lighting techniques from a basic to intermediate level. This course is designed to teach students how to accurately manipulate lighting in order to get exact results as well as to the techniques behind creative imagery for portraiture and product photography. Get your whites to be white, learn black on black, black on white and so much more. Topics include: studio equipment, flash-meter and lighting ratios, exposure and tonality control, basic portraiture lighting, background control, ambient and strobe light mix and basic special effects.

Available versions:

  • 7 sessions, 2-hour classes
  • 3 sessions, 4-hour classes

Requirements: Digital SLR or Point & Shoot camera with Manual options (Aperture & Shutter speed) AND a Flash mount.

Level of Knowledge Assumed: Digital Photography I or equivalent; Photo II recommended.

This course may qualify for free studio meetups.

Note: Should the assigned instructor become suddenly unavailable, we'll allocate a substitute.


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Studio & Lighting (7 Sessions): Jun 20-Aug 08, Tuesdays 8:30 PM-10:30 PM. No class on 7/4

Instructor: H.G. (tbc). View Bio.


(Studio & Lighting (7 Sessions): 06/20-08/08. No class on 7/4
06/20 at PhotoManhattan)_

Full fee: $430.00
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Studio & Lighting (7 Sessions): Jul 19-Aug 30, Wednesdays 8:30 PM-10:30 PM.

Instructor: C.N. (tbc). View Bio.


(Studio & Lighting (7 Sessions): 07/19-08/30.
07/19 at PhotoManhattan)_

Full fee: $430.00
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Studio & Lighting (3 Sessions): Aug 31-Sep 14, Thursdays 2:00 PM-6:00 PM. Intensive!

Instructor: C.N. (tbc). View Bio.


(Studio & Lighting (3 Sessions): 08/31-09/14. Intensive!
08/31 at PhotoManhattan)_

Full fee: $420.00
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Studio & Lighting (7 Sessions): Sep 18-Nov 06, Mondays 8:30 PM-10:30 PM. No class on 10/9

Instructor: C.N. (tbc). View Bio.


(Studio & Lighting (7 Sessions): 09/18-10/30. No class on 10/9
09/18 at PhotoManhattan)_

Full fee: $430.00
open.
Studio & Lighting (7 Sessions): Oct 18-Dec 06, Wednesdays 8:30 PM-10:30 PM. No class on 11/22

Instructor: C.N. (tbc). View Bio.


(Studio & Lighting (7 Sessions): 10/16-12/06. No class on 11/22
10/16 at PhotoManhattan)_

Full fee: $430.00
open.
Studio & Lighting (7 Sessions): Dec 05-Jan 30, Tuesdays 8:30 PM-10:30 PM. No class on 12/26 & 1/ 2

Instructor: H.G.(View Bio)


(Studio & Lighting (7 Sessions): 12/05-01/30. No class on 12/26 & 1/ 2
12/05 at PhotoManhattan)_

Full fee: $430.00
open.