Photography - Introduction to Studio Lighting | St Faiths Adult Education Centre, Maidstone

Photography - Introduction to Studio Lighting at St Faiths Adult Education Centre, Maidstone

Photography - Introduction to Studio Lighting at St Faiths Adult Education Centre, Maidstone

Price: £50.00 Starts: 15/02/2020 Time: 10:00 - 16:00
Tutor: John-Christian Jacques Ends: 15/02/2020 Location: St Faiths Adult Education Centre, Maidstone
Level: Mixed Level Day of Week: SAT Duration: 1 weeks

About this course

The course is intended to give an overview of how to use photographic lighting. There will be an overview of lighting and its uses, the different types of photographic lighting and photographic practicals in the studio.
Topics covered: one light set-ups building to four light sets ups for portraiture; basic still life lighting including light tent use; exposure settings and light meter use; incandescent and flash lights (including studio and on camera flash); reflectors and lighting accessories; lighting gels and lighting styles.
There will be a one hour break for lunch.

How will I be taught?

You will be taught using a range of techniques including presentation, demonstration, practical exercises and one to one tuition.

What do I need to bring with me?

You NEED to have a CAMERA, preferably an SLR type camera, or similar high functioning camera, with normal hot-shoe connection, or flash sync connection (this is the normal mount for a flashgun. Please note Sony cameras may need an extra adaptor to fit college equipment. It can be a film or digital SLR camera. You will need a memory card and charged batteries for your camera.
A pen and paper to take appropriate notes. A folder or file to keep notes and handouts. Perhaps some of your own photos to show.
Use of a PC away from the college with image manipulation software of some kind installed is useful, but not necessary. And some form of memory storage such as a CD burner or USB flashdrive to store images.

What can I do next?

This course can help in progression to further photographic, web or graphic design courses and work.

What do I need to join the course

The course is aimed at those who own an SLR camera or similar high functioning camera, with some photographic experience but who are serious to learn how to take control of the lighting in their photos.
It is ideal for those who want to become more technically creative in their photography, using lighting to enhance the look of their photos.

About the Tutor: John-Christian Jacques

John-Christian Jacques has 34 years of professional photographic experience in the areas of editorial and performing arts and has been teaching film and digital photography, including dark room work, City and Guilds, A level and other Masterclasses for 20 years.

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Getting there

St Faiths Adult Education Centre
St Faiths Street
ME14 1LH

If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 2222 and quote the Course Code MAI/82253/H/NC.
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