Enter To Win A Studio Portrait Lighting Photography Class (Winner Announced)
- By: Nate Kay
Congratulations to M. Luiz who was drawn as the winner!
The difference between a good and great studio portrait is many times attributed to how you set your lighting up. Figuring out how to do that can be as simple as learning from someone else who has years of experience. Kirk Tuck is one of those photographers you could learn the tricks of studio lighting from. As a successful commercial photographer and author with countless hours behind the camera in the studio, his popular class on Craftsy is definitely one you should check out if you work or plan on working in the studio with lighting.
What you’ll get with this helpful photography course:
– 8 HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
– A downloadable gear list and shooting tips
– Detailed video instruction, including animated diagrams and on-screen hints
– Direct feedback from Kirk in the virtual classroom
– Watch classes on your own schedule: wherever, whenever you want
– Your access never expires
– Money back guarantee
We’ve also teamed up with Craftsy to give one of our readers this course for free. Enter to win this photography class here. Deadline to enter is Friday, May 30, 2014.
Studio Portrait Lighting Course Preview
1. Foundations of Portrait Lighting
In this first lesson, you’ll learn about camera and lens choice as well as the elements of a good photo.
2. Properties of Light
Learn the difference between hard and soft light and different color temperatures.
3. Portrait Lighting Design
Kirk presents and arranges studio lights, including the main, fill, background and accent lights.
4. Lighting Equipment
There are many types of lights and their effects you’ll learn about in this lesson: flash, incandescent, fluorescent, and LED lighting.
5. Using Light Modifiers
Kirk displays and demonstrates of the effects of different modifiers like soft boxes, umbrellas, and scrims.
6. Studio Layout & Equipment
This section goes over optimal studio dimensions and environment as well as additional non-lighting studio equipment.
7. Lighting Styles
Compare short and broad lighting, as well as high- and low-key lighting styles.
8. Popular Portraits
Explore how to take standard senior and business portraits as well as taking a more creative approach to your shots.
Learn more about this studio lighting photography class on Craftsy here.
Here are a few stills from the course.
This post/giveaway is sponsored by Craftsy.