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CORE CLASSES

Photography 101- Introductory

Photography 201- Advanced

Canon Interchangeable Lens Camera

Nikon Interchangeable Lens Camera

Olympus Interchangeable Lens Camera

Panasonic Interchangeable Lens Camera

Sony Interchangeable Lens Camera

TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY 101

Video 101

LENS & CAMERA DEMO DAYS

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

Denver Botanic Gardens

Sacramento Zoo

Colorado Springs Demo Day

SPECIAL EVENTS

Canon Portrait Photography Tour

Portfolio Review

SOFTWARE WORKSHOPS

Adobe Lightroom 101

Adobe Lightroom 201

Adobe Photoshop Elements 101

MULTI-PART WORKSHOPS

All Owl Photography Workshop

Birds of Prey Workshop with Hawk Quest & Tamron

Birds of Prey Workshop with with West Coast Falconry

Botanic Gardens Macro

Composition Workshop with Photo Walk at Red Rocks

Macro Photography Workshop at Hudson Gardens

Night Photography at Blackhawk Plaza in Danville- 3-part Workshop

Night Photography Downtown Denver- 3-Part Workshop

Story Telling

Studio Lighting for Portraits

Videography: Denver Chalk Art Festival

Wild Horses- 3-Part Workshop

Wildlife Photography Sacramento Zoo

Wildlife Photography Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

ADDITIONAL CLASSES

Color Management

EXPOSURE VALUES

Lenses 101: An exploration of camera optics

Lighting 101 - Perfect People Pictures

MACRO / CLOSE-UP PHOTOGRAPHY

Macro & Product Photography Workshop

Olympus Lunch and Learn

Smartphone Photography

Nikon Flash Seminar

NIGHT PHOTOGRAPHY - AN EXPLORATION OF EXPOSURE VALUE

Portrait Photography: LED Lighting

Portrait Photography: Natural Light

Portrait Photography: Off-Camera Flash / Strobe

FIELD TRIPS

2017 Colorado Springs Labor Day Lift Off Photo Contest

Film Photography - Westwind Barn

Full Moon Graveyard Photography Class & Shoot

Nature Photography - Japanese Tea Garden

Night Photography - Golden Gate Bridge

Night Photography - San Francisco Waterfront

Night Photography - SFO Palace of Fine Arts

Night Photography - Old Town Sacramento

San Francisco Photo Walk

PERSONAL CONSULTATION

Bodies in Motion: Boulder Ballet Photography Workshop

 

Studio Lighting for Portraits

2-Part Workshop

Hands-on lighting experience with live models 

 

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Learn how to create dramatic lighting effects using both studio lights and Speedlites. Your instructor will guide you through the process of setting up various types of portrait lighting for a live shoot! You’ll become comfortable with the quality and aesthetics of light, controlling the power output of lights, where and how to place lights, guiding and instructing your subjects and much more!  

 

Session 1: Instructional Seminar

 

The seminar will focus on lighting techniques. It will give you a good set of tools to use as you go forward and work on your own to create portrait lighting set-ups. The following topics with the class:

 

Aesthetic Choices

Light Principles

Light Positioning and Ratios

Subject Guiding and Posing

Studio Lighting vs Speedlights

Lighting small and large groups

Side Lighting

Back Lighting

Hair Lights

Background Lights

Creative Lighting Positions

 

Session 2: Hands-on Workshop

 

Put your skills into action with this hands-on workshop photo shoot! You’ll get to go through the process from start to finish with live models! Receive one-on-one guidance from your instructor as you set up the lights and guide your portrait model through the shoot.  

 

Skill Level Beginner & Intermediate
 

 

Dates, Times & Locations

Classes not scheduled for this quarter.
Please check back for future scheduled dates. 

 

2 part workshop at Park Meadows

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Part 2 -

 

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Tuition

$99.00, plus Eventbrite online processing fee 

  

What to Bring


To the Lecture

Bring a pen and pad of paper to take those crucial notes. You may bring your camera and flash along if you would like to relate how the lecture applies to your own gear

 

To the Hands-on Workshop

Your Camera and lens along with a fully charged battery and memory cards. We recommend you bring a flash if you have one that you use with your camera. Additional flashes, studio lighting equipment, and models will be provided.

 

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