Transform Your Portraits Using Creative Lighting

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Use color to evoke emotion in your portraits with creative lighting techniques! Join Mary Bel as she demonstrates a variety of budget friendly ways to introduce color into your portrait lighting. Starting with gels, Mary walks through several live shoots to demonstrate how you can use color to tell a story. From there, Mary shows how she carves light using tools like flashlights, plastic rulers, and other dollar store finds. Mary wraps up the class with a demonstration of how to incorporate several of these techniques into a single shoot for truly dynamic results.

Lesson 1 : Introduction
Lesson 2 : Let’s Talk About Gels
Lesson 3 : Shooting with Gels: Hot in the City
Lesson 4 : Shooting with Gels: Kiss of Teal
Lesson 5 : Shooting with Gels: Silhouette
Lesson 6 : What Makes Light Interesting?
Lesson 7 : Carving Light
Lesson 8 : Blocking Light
Lesson 9 : Letting Light Through: Part 1
Lesson 10 : Letting Light Through: Part 2
Lesson 11 : Putting These Techniques Together
Lesson 12 : Conclusion

Mary Bel | Fine Art Photographer

Mary Bel

Mary Bel is a Guru award winning artist and Kelby One student. She is a fine art photographer based in Orlando, Fl. Mary Bel specializes in self portraiture and styled artistic portraits. She creates images of what she wishes to see happening, and manipulates them into her own world through her work as a photographer and story teller. She was recently awarded the Sony Alpha Female+ grant and holds a Bachelors and Masters in Arts from Fordham University.

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