with Scott Kelby
Learn the essentials for shooting in the studio with Scott Kelby! In this class Scott has honed in on the ten most essential techniques every photographer needs to know before they... READ MORE
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10 Essential Studio Techniques Every Photographer Needs to Know 2019 Edition
with Scott Kelby
Learn the essentials for shooting in the studio with Scott Kelby! In this class Scott has honed in on the ten most essential techniques every photographer needs to know before they start shooting in a studio environment. Scott goes through the basic gear you’ll need, the camera settings, and then takes you step-by-step through each technique. With a live model on set you’ll see each technique put into practice, and all the while Scott shares the tips and tricks you’ll need to get great results. This class is not about any particular brand of gear, and everything can be applied to shooting with an off-camera flash or a studio strobe. BUY COURSE
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lesson 1: Introduction and Gear (free course preview)
Scott introduces the class and discusses what will be covered in the lessons that follow.
lesson 2: Camera Settings
Learn the basic camera settings you’ll want to use in the studio.
lesson 3: Shoot Tethered
This is an essential studio technique that will make your experience even better.
lesson 4: Use a Softbox
You can use a softbox with a strobe or a flash.
lesson 5: Use a Reflector
Instead of getting a second light, get a reflector for bouncing the light onto your subject.
lesson 6: Light the Background
Learn how to light the background to change how it looks.
lesson 7: Add a Second Light
You can add a second light to add depth and dimension to your photos.
lesson 8: Bonus: Adding a Fan
Scott shares a bonus tip on how to add a fan into your shoot.
lesson 9: Use a Gray Card
Using a gray card helps you get the correct white balance for your lighting setup.
lesson 10: Light a White Background
A white background has to be lit just the right way to get the look you want.
lesson 11: Feather the Light
Feathering your light is a technique that can make it look even more fabulous on your subject.
lesson 12: Conclusion
Scott wraps up the class with some closing thoughts.
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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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