Senior Portraits: Lighting Techniques

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James has been photographing high school portraits for over 30 years. In this course, James shares his best techniques and hottest tricks that have made his style of photography an incredible success!

Lesson 1 : Introduction
Lesson 2 : Diffusion versus Softness
Lesson 3 : Working with an Umbrella
Lesson 4 : The Soft Box
Lesson 5 : Positioning the Soft Box
Lesson 6 : Reflectors
Lesson 7 : Light Positions
Lesson 8 : Conclusion

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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