Mike Kubeisy

Mike Kubeisy

Mike Kubeisy has been shooting celebrities in Hollywood for over 30 years as a Motion Picture and Television Stills Photographer. No photographer’s work is seen by more people than Mike’s work worldwide. Mike is best known for his work on countless popular shows that are household names. His current projects are NCIS and NCIS: Los Angeles. Mike is a Trainer for KelbyOne, a writer for Photofocus, and a instructor at the Los Angeles Center of Photography. Mike is also a member of the International Cinematographers Guild.

Take your photography from flat to flattering! Join Mike Kubeisy as he teaches you a new way to look at light and think about lighting your subjects. We capture images with two dimensional tool, but you can learn how to add a third dimension to your photographs by controlling your lighting to add depth, introduce texture, and make your subjects look fantastic. As Mike takes you through each lighting setup, from in the studio to DIY setups at home, he shares invaluable tips and tricks he’s learned from years of shooting celebrities on Hollywood sets. By the end of the class you’ll have a new set of techniques to apply to your own work.

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Take your photography from flat to flattering! Join Mike Kubeisy as he teaches you a new way to look at light and think about lighting your subjects. We capture images with two dimensional tool, but you can learn how to add a third dimension to your photographs by controlling your lighting to add depth, introduce texture, and make your subjects look fantastic. As Mike takes you through each lighting setup, from in the studio to DIY setups at home, he shares invaluable tips and tricks he’s learned from years of shooting celebrities on Hollywood sets. By the end of the class you’ll have a new set of techniques to apply to your own work.

Larry and Mike discuss topics ranging from how to get started in the business to how to keep yourself on the cutting edge of new trends and technology. Drawing from over 30 years of experience, Mike shares some of his best advice for achieving success and living your dream.

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Larry and Mike discuss topics ranging from how to get started in the business to how to keep yourself on the cutting edge of new trends and technology. Drawing from over 30 years of experience, Mike shares some of his best advice for achieving success and living your dream.

Over the course of an hour Mike and Mia touch on topics ranging from getting started in the industry to finding sources of inspiration from the energy and creativity on set, and on the importance of living a meaningful life to the role of personal projects that help you explore your ideas and build your portfolio. After 30 years in Hollywood Mike has an amazing number of stories and experiences that have shaped who he is as a person as well as his photography.

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Over the course of an hour Mike and Mia touch on topics ranging from getting started in the industry to finding sources of inspiration from the energy and creativity on set, and on the importance of living a meaningful life to the role of personal projects that help you explore your ideas and build your portfolio. After 30 years in Hollywood Mike has an amazing number of stories and experiences that have shaped who he is as a person as well as his photography.

Hollywood Photography Tools

with Mike Kubeisy

Join motion picture and television photographer Mike Kubeisy on location as he demonstrates some of the most common and versatile tools he uses every day on the sound stages in Hollywood. From C47s to Cardellini clamps and apple boxes to scissor clips, Mike will show you how to use the tools the pros use to get the job done in all kinds of situations. You'll not only learn how the tools are used in Hollywood, but how to use them back in your own studio to maximize, enhance, and improve your photography.

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Join motion picture and television photographer Mike Kubeisy on location as he demonstrates some of the most common and versatile tools he uses every day on the sound stages in Hollywood. From C47s to Cardellini clamps and apple boxes to scissor clips, Mike will show you how to use the tools the pros use to get the job done in all kinds of situations. You'll not only learn how the tools are used in Hollywood, but how to use them back in your own studio to maximize, enhance, and improve your photography.

Discover how to shoot outstanding Hollywood styled head shots using detailed lighting and posing techniques with celebrity photographer, Mike Kubeisy. Mike takes you from start to finish, setup to final image. Learn to shoot outdoor portraits, theatrical indoor head shots, dramatically lit 1930's Film Noir style photography, and more. Mike shares his best tips and tricks of the trade, giving you the skills to achieve stunning Hollywood photographic effects!

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Discover how to shoot outstanding Hollywood styled head shots using detailed lighting and posing techniques with celebrity photographer, Mike Kubeisy. Mike takes you from start to finish, setup to final image. Learn to shoot outdoor portraits, theatrical indoor head shots, dramatically lit 1930's Film Noir style photography, and more. Mike shares his best tips and tricks of the trade, giving you the skills to achieve stunning Hollywood photographic effects!