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Intermediate Lighting Setups with Profoto
with Scott Kelby
Take your location lighting skills to the next level! Join Scott Kelby in an iconic theater for an intermediate level class on lighting setups. With a talented ballerina as the model, Scott takes you through the process of telling a story with photographs. From the cramped dressing room, through the cluttered hallway, to the beautiful stage, Scott shares his process for working through the challenges each location presents. You’ll start the class with a brief look at the gear, but then it is on to one shoot after the other, with six unique shoots in all. Throughout each one you’ll learn about the lighting settings, the process of positioning lights, the importance of camera angles, how to make the best of what the location presents, how to work with your subject, and so much more!
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lesson 1: Introduction (free course preview)
Join Scott as he introduces the class and discusses what will be covered in the lessons that follow.
lesson 2: Gear Discussion
Err on the side of bringing too much if you are not sure what you’ll need.
lesson 3: Dressing Room Shoot
A tiny room full of mirrors makes for a challenging shoot.
lesson 4: Hallway Shoot
Even in a messy and distracting hallway it is possible to stage a shoot if you choose the right angles.
lesson 5: Waiting in the Wings Setup
There are a few things to set up and prepare for this shoot.
lesson 6: Waiting in the Wings Shoot: Part 1
Up on stage, waiting to go on, Scott tries to capture that moment of anticipation.
lesson 7: Waiting in the Wings Shoot: Part 2
After getting the first shots, Scott changes up the lighting setup and shoots some more.
lesson 8: Hero Shot Process
Not everything goes according to plan, so Scott takes you through his process.
lesson 9: Hero Shot Shoot: Part 1
With everything set up, Scott goes through the actual shoot with the ballerina.
lesson 10: Hero Shot Shoot: Part 2
Changing up the lights a little, Scott continues to work the hero shot.
lesson 11: Dramatic Look Shoot
Moving to the audience side of the stage Scott goes for a dramatic look.
lesson 12: Silhouette Shoot
Using an 8x8 scrim, Scott creates a silhouette look.
lesson 13: Conclusion
Scott wraps up the class with a few closing words to help you move forward.
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meet  Scott Kelby
Scott is the President and CEO of KelbyOne, is also the original "Photoshop Guy", is the editor and publisher of Photoshop User Magazine, Conference Technical Chair for the Photoshop World Conference, Training Director and instructor for KelbyOne Live Seminars, and author of a string of bestselling technology and photography books.
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