Briefly...

In a professional photo studio, you will discover the camera, different types of light and what it allows you to do. Through practice shooting and the availability of a model, you will learn to use your creativity to make beautiful portraits. During the analysis of your photos, you'll receive valuable comments and tips from the photographer.

Practical Info

  • Level

    Intermediate
  • 5 Maximum participants

  • All camera brands are accepted

  • Accepted Cameras

    Bridge or Hybrid   Reflex Camera SLR
  • Duration

    4 hours
  • Workshop in english

Our locations
around the world

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DateDurationStartsEndsPriceCart
Saturday 20 October 20184 hours10:00 am02:00 pm£160
Sunday 11 November 20184 hours10:00 am02:00 pm£160
Saturday 15 December 20184 hours10:00 am02:00 pm£160
Sunday 6 January 20194 hours10:00 am02:00 pm£160
Saturday 9 February 20194 hours10:00 am02:00 pm£160
Sunday 3 March 20194 hours10:00 am02:00 pm£160
Saturday 6 April 20194 hours10:00 am02:00 pm£160
Sunday 28 April 20194 hours10:00 am02:00 pm£160
Saturday 1 June 20194 hours10:00 am02:00 pm£160
Sunday 23 June 20194 hours10:00 am02:00 pm£160

Introduction to studio and portraiture techniques

4 hours

The course objectives :

Understanding different light sources in the photo studio: soft, diffused, simple, mixed, flash, and daylight with and without a reflector.
You will learn to create different techniques that result in chiaroscuro, natural lighting and cinematic effects. It's possible to recreate very different atmospheres in a well lit studio. 
There are a multitude of inspirations; painters of light from the 17th century, natural light, or advertising... In this course you will discover a variety of techniques to create different Studio effects and find your own style.

How to choose a background for the subject, proper framing in a studio / loft or outdoor shots depending on the weather and the wishes of the group.

Understanding and demonstrating the importance of the eyes in a portrait; Creating positive interaction with your model: learning how to direct him/her and making them feel at ease.

 

How will the course run?

This is a 4 hours lesson given by a professional photographer in a photo studio that is divided into three stages:

1. Theoretical presentation. The photographer presents the photo studio equipment, its uses, presents the different types of lighting and how to use them. He/She will help you to choose a background and atmosphere depending on the desired imagery. He/She will advise you on how to interact with your model in order to create a successful set of images/portraits.

2. Shooting exercises : its your turn to shoot! After learning theory, it's time to put it into action! To fully understand portraiture you will take turns as both photographer and model. Depending on the weather and the wishes of the group, it will always be possible to shoot outdoors.

3. Analysing your photos : At the end of the course, you will be showing your best images and receiving analysis, feedback and valuable advice from the proffesional photographer.

Key Details

- Please note: the intermediary level suggests a knowledge of the basics in photography, but beginners to the studio are also welcome

Our clients feedbacks

09/17/2018
5/5
" I brought my pictures and got a lot of effective feedback and useful mentoring. ... "
09/13/2018
5/5
" Lewis was very friendly and patient. He covered things at my pace and just the r ... "
09/11/2018
5/5
" It was a fun evening with great explanationa of how to deal with night photograp ... "
09/10/2018
5/5
" I loved that! I am a brazillian Photographer and it was a wonderful experience. ... "
09/10/2018
5/5
" I think the pedagogic content of the course was more then satisfying and Dani is ... "
09/9/2018
5/5
" Garry was so knowledgeable and experienced. Best instructor! "
09/9/2018
5/5
" Everything went perfectly. Michael’s didactic and his passion for photography ... "
09/9/2018
5/5
" As a total beginner, this was a great course and I wish I had it years ago. Dani ... "
09/9/2018
4.5/5
" It was good learning experience in a friendly environment. "
09/9/2018
5/5
" Loved the class and the fact the we could go out to take pictures and have Micha ... "
09/8/2018
4.3/5
" More practical information while taking pictures would have been helpful. "
09/6/2018
3.3/5
" I am very happy with what I learnt and look forward to more courses in the futur ... "
09/3/2018
5/5
" The class was very informative and Matt was great. I learned a lot. "
09/3/2018
4.8/5
" Merali was great. Very clear and the visual aids on his tablet really helped get ... "
09/2/2018
5/5
" Great photographer teatcher "
09/2/2018
5/5
" Bruno was great and I learnt a lot from him yesterday! "
09/1/2018
5/5
" Kate was a great teacher and was able to convey the knowledge wonderfully. She w ... "
08/30/2018
5/5
" Antonin is an excellent pro and professor as well. His art background is very br ... "
08/29/2018
4/5
" Margaux was a very friendly and clearly experienced photographer. She made the c ... "
08/29/2018
4.3/5
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Photo classes in London
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In front of Southbank Centre SE1 8XX London 020 36 95 88 02
(Can be modified depending on the theme)
Monday to Friday / 10am - 6pm
Photo classes in London
Meeting point:
Contact us!

In front of Southbank Centre SE1 8XX London 020 36 95 88 02
(Can be modified depending on the theme)
Monday to Friday / 10am - 6pm

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