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Intro to constant lights for Portraits and Video with Erin Manning

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What you’ll Learn

Have you wanted to try using studio lighting but felt intimidated by the technology, the heat, or just the frustration of trying to figure it all out? Now you can take photographs in the comfort of your own home - whether you're using a compact camera, DSLR, or even a smartphone. Let professional photographer, author, and educator, Erin Manning, help you learn the basics about taking great pictures and video with daylight balanced, constant lights.

 

Session 1 – Instructional Seminar

You'll walk away feeling inspired and confident about the essentials for creating professional-looking portraits - and your friends will be asking you how you did it!

 

Learn how to:

  • Set up and use daylight-balanced studio lighting
  • 
Get the most out of collapsible reflectors & soft-boxes
  • 
Work with your subjects to capture authentic personalities
  • 
Manipulate and control the light to evoke a mood
 

 

Session 2: Hands on Workshop

Join Erin after the seminar for a special hands-on workshop with a group of no more than 15 people and put what you learned in the morning seminar to practical use with this unique photo shoot with live models!

 

This workshop features full studio lighting set-ups, with models, so you can capture images with your own camera. Erin will help you create beautiful portraits and video by teaching you how to create different lighting patterns and how to use those patterns to bring out the authentic personality of your subject. She will also step you through critical subjects like lens selection, backgrounds, light modifiers, tripod use, exposure control and posing techniques.

 

Don’t miss this opportunity to work like a pro, with a pro and go home with images that will take your portrait photography  

 

Don’t miss this opportunity to work like a pro, with a pro and go home with images that will take your portrait photography to the next level!

 

Skill Level

Beginner through Advanced

 

What to Bring

Bring your camera with mid-range and/or long zoom lens.

 

Workshop Requirements

Workshop attendees should have a basic understanding of manual exposure and be able to adjust their DSLR white balance settings.

 

Dates, Times & Location

Instructional Seminar

Saturday May 3

9:00AM- 11:30AM

Sie Film Center

2510 E Colfax Ave.

Denver, CO 80206

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Hands on Workshop

Saturday May 3

12:30PM- 3:00PM

Sie Film Center

2510 E Colfax Ave.

Denver, CO 80206

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Tuition

Instructional Seminar - $59

Receive a FREE $20 Gift Card with your paid tuition!

 

Hands-on Workshop - $149.00

Due to the hands-on nature of this workshop, class size will be limited to 15 people.

 

 

 

 

 

 

About Erin Manning

Erin Manning is a professional photographer, author,

educator, and media personality. Television viewers know Erin best as the digital photography expert and host of DIY Network’s Telly Award-winning TV series The Whole Picture. In addition to creating and hosting the popular Digital Photography 101 video series, she is the author of two books, Portrait and Candid Photography and Make Money with Your Digital Photography, both published by Wiley. She enjoys helping people understand photography and technology and is known for her clear, friendly teaching style.

 

Erin spent several years working as a commercial, portrait, and stock photographer, as well as completing a degree in Studio Art/Graphic Design from Loyola Marymount University. She serves on the Board of Directors for the Digital Imaging Marketing Association and is a member of the American Photographic Artists, Women in Photography International, and the Los Angeles Digital Imaging Group, whose purpose is dedicated to advancing the art and science of digital imaging.

  

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