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Studio Lighting for Portraits


Average class size: 8 people

Discover what it takes to take a great portrait. We'll teach you what equipment you will need and how to control light in a studio environment.

This workshop is complete with a hands-on photo shoot allowing you to put theory into practise. We'll take you through this process from start to finish, guiding you through a shoot with a live model and providing you with the skills to set up your own studio.


Upon completing this course, you will understand:

  • Camera settings for flash photography
  • Common lighting set-ups
  • Speedlight vs Studio Lighting/Strobe – which is better?
  • Using reflectors, umbrellas and softboxes
  • How to sculpt light using modifiers
  • Selecting and Setting up backdrops
  • Photographing & directing a subject 
  • Useful accessories for portraiture

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