The Art of Subtracting Light

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Join Chris Knight and learn new ways to express your vision through your lighting! In this class, you’ll learn how to control and shape light to create mood, depth, and ambiance, utilize a variety of lighting modifiers, and use one, two, and three light setups, Chris will teach you how to restrict and control your light to help you tell the story you want to tell.

Lesson 1 : Goals and Gear
Lesson 2 : Light is Light
Lesson 3 : Directing the Light
Lesson 4 : The Flag
Lesson 5 : Tools for Restricting Light
Lesson 6 : Shadow Detail is Important
Lesson 7 : Using One Light
Lesson 8 : Using Two Lights
Lesson 9 : Using Three Lights
Lesson 10 : Nuanced Portrait Light

Chris Knight | Internationally Published Photographer

Chris Knight

Internationally published photographer Chris Knight combines his love of art history and technology, topping it off with a flair for the cinematic and an uncompromising eye for detail. His work has appeared in Vogue, People, Ocean Drive, and GQ, among others. Chris is the author of The Dramatic Portrait and an instructor at the Pratt Institute and the New York Film Academy.

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