Photography Workshop – Home Studio Lighting

Photography Workshop – Home Studio Lighting

Course Details

This one-day workshop will look at lighting equipment both continuous and flash along with lighting styles as used in portraiture and other genres.

Through discussion and practical demonstration, we will look at the pros and cons of constant vs flash home studio lighting, the use of natural light and balancing natural daylight with constant and flash lighting. We will also look at the basic equipment needed to get started; the use of speed lights will also be discussed.

We will then move on to look at where to place lights, subject and camera so as to achieve the desired results.

The workshop is a practical hands on day you will be shooting a variety of lighting set-ups during the day and looking at lighting patterns.

Image processing may also be discussed depending on time and attendee interest.

This class is limited to 10 students.

Information & Support

Please bring a notebook and pen, your digital camera, memory card/s and fully charged batteries and charger, along with your camera instruction manual, and any other camera equipment you may have that could be useful such as a tripod, reflectors, filters etc.  Please also bring a packed lunch.

Course hand-outs will be available to assist you to practice techniques learnt at home.

Note: Please contact the tutor prior to the course to advise make and model of your camera as not all cameras trigger flash lights the same way.

You will be taught by means of practical demonstration and hands on experience.

Courses and workshops will be offered throughout the year giving learners the opportunity to further develop their skills.  Please see the current Leisure Courses brochure for further details.

Available dates and locations

Code Location Date Time Cost Contact
Code: LNAC2882SP Location: New Milton - Fusee House Date: 15/02/2021 Time: 10:00 to 15:30 Cost: £40.00 Contact: 01590 625222
Code: LNAC2882SU Location: New Milton - Fusee House Date: 12/06/2021 Time: 10:00 to 15:30 Cost: £40.00 Contact: 01590 625222

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I enrol on a course?

To enrol please call one of the numbers below:

Brockenhurst or Lymington courses 01590 679457

New Milton or Ringwood courses 01590 625222

Can I start the course part way through?

For some courses, this may be possible.  Please contact leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk to confirm.

What do you define as a 'beginner'?

Beginner is someone who has little or no knowledge of the subject area.

Please contact leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk for further clarification or to take a quick assessment to find out the most suitable level for you.

What do you define as 'intermediate'?

Intermediate is for those who have completed a beginners course with us or have some knowledge of the subject but would like to learn more.

Please contact leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk for further clarification or to take a quick assessment to find out the most suitable level for you.

What do you define as 'advanced'?

Advanced for those who have completed an intermediate course with us or are proficient in the subject.

Please contact leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk for further clarification or to take a quick assessment to find out the most suitable level for you.

Are there any age restrictions (young/old)?

Students need to be 19 years old or over.

There is no upper age limit.

What should I take with me on the day?

Please see ‘Information & Support’ within each individual course information page.

If you require further details please email leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk

How much does the course cost?

The cost of each course will be displayed on each individual course information page.

If you require further details please email leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk

Can I pay for the course in instalments?

Each course needs to be paid in full before the start of the course.

Are there any concessions available?

Reduced fees may apply for those on specific benefits.

Please contact leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk for more details.