Studio Lighting: Still Life & Product Photography

  Start Date April 30
  Time 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
  Instructor Mark Chen

Class meets Monday, April 30th, from 6:00—9:00 pm.

More relaxing than street photography, more controlled than nature photography, and with a slower pace than photographing people, the solitude of photographing still lives can provide inspiration and be a therapeutic respite in our fast-paced, modern lives. From Edward Weston's green peppers to Rolex's gold watches, still life photography covers a broad range of subject matter that can serve many purposes from the artistic to the commercial. Doing it well is an essential skill for a photographer.

Lighting and composition will be the main topics in this new course in HCP's brand new lighting studio. The class will answer questions such as, "How do I control reflections on the surface of glass?" or, “What depth of field would best portray this platoon of toy soldiers?" and “How do I make that apple appear as if it is falling?” It will also teach you how to control studio materials and master the tricks of the trade.

What to bring to class:
Digital Camera with 'Manual' Mode
Pen
Notebook

Suggested courses to continue education:
Lightroom I: From Import to Image Perfection
Photoshop I: Getting Started

Early registration is November 14th - November 21st for HCP members only.
Registration for the general public opens Tuesday, November 21st at noon.

Level Intermediate
Seats Available 2 / 10
Course Type Capture
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