Studio Photography Techniques Using Constant Lighting

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Are you ready to take your lighting skills to the next level? Join Master Craftsmen Photographer James Schmelzer as he guides you through the transition from strobes to using constant lighting sources. We no longer need to use strobes all of the time, and constant lighting gives us the ability to better read the lighting on the face. James starts off with an introduction into lighting theory, then takes you through the step-by-step process of setting up various types of constant lighting sources, and ways to create different effects with some of the lights that are available today. Constant lighting sources make it fun and easy to experiment, and you'll leave the class feeling inspired to try some of the techniques in your own photography!

Lesson 1 : Introduction
Lesson 2 : Lighting Theory
Lesson 3 : Distance From the Subject
Lesson 4 : Adding a Reflector
Lesson 5 : Hair Light
Lesson 6 : Large Silver Umbrella
Lesson 7 : Lighting Your Background Separately from your Subject
Lesson 8 : Using a Spotlight
Lesson 9 : Fresnel Lens
Lesson 10 : More Spotlight Effects
Lesson 11 : Clamping a Softbox
Lesson 12 : Edge Lighting

James Schmelzer | Award-Winning Photographer & Technical Rep for Westcott Lighting

James Schmelzer

James is an award-winning photographer, lecturer, and a technical representative for F.J. Westcott Company. James has been actively involved in designing new light modifier products as well as creating instructional videos demonstrating control of light. He's also the creator of the Quality of Light video series as well as a member of the Professional Photographers of America, where he holds the Master Craftsman Photographer Degree.

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