Lighting & Portraiture

June 3, 2017 1:00 pm

Finding and Creating Great Portrait Light with Jock McDonald (Two sessions)


  • June 3, 2017
    1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • June 4, 2017
    1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

In this fun and explorative two-day workshop, discover ways to find and utilize beautiful ambient light as a powerful photographic tool.

By Brandon Gannon |
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July 11, 2017 7:00 pm

Fashion Photography: A Practical Six-Session Workshop with Jennifer Emery (Six sessions)


  • July 11, 2017
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • July 13, 2017
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • July 18, 2017
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • July 20, 2017
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • July 25, 2017
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • July 27, 2017
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Perfectly designed for photographers looking to gain a broad, practical understanding of shooting fashion, this six-session class provides essential information that can be immediately applied by anybody looking to break into the field.

By Brandon Gannon |
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July 15, 2017 9:00 am

Stop, Drop and Shoot: The Magazine Assignment with Kevin Scanlon (Two sessions)


  • July 15, 2017
    9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • July 16, 2017
    12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

In this two-day class, Kevin Scanlon, a freelance portrait photographer, will cover many aspects of what it takes to be a successful magazine shooter and what comes with the territory.

By Brandon Gannon |
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July 23, 2017 4:00 pm

Introduction to Location Lighting with Jennifer Emery (Six sessions)


  • July 23, 2017
    4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • July 30, 2017
    4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • August 6, 2017
    4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • August 13, 2017
    4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • August 20, 2017
    4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • August 27, 2017
    4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

This classes is designed to provide students with basic knowledge for seeing and working with light on location and the confidence to use natural and artificial light in various conditions.

By Brandon Gannon |
DETAIL
August 5, 2017 10:00 am

Creative Lighting with Michael Karsh (Two sessions)


  • August 5, 2017
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • August 6, 2017
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

In this weekend-intensive lighting course we’ll dive right into discovering the nuances of light and how to apply them given the subject and environment. The goal of the workshop is to provide students the technical knowledge to set up a scene with strobe and then sculpt it into a completed image with individualized aesthetic.

By Brandon Gannon |
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August 26, 2017 10:00 am

The Art and Business of Actor Headshots with Michael Sanville (One session)


  • August 26, 2017
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Discover what it takes to begin a career as a headshot photographer and to deliver a top quality headshot that will get the actor noticed, and in the door of agents managers and casting directors alike.

By Brandon Gannon |
DETAIL
September 14, 2017 7:00 pm

Introduction to Studio Lighting with Kawai Matthews (Six sessions)


  • September 14, 2017
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • September 28, 2017
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • October 5, 2017
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • October 12, 2017
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • October 19, 2017
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • October 26, 2017
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Students will gain a solid foundation of studio lighting and practical knowledge of light while working hands-on with the equipment and learning how to select the proper light source for their subjects whether shooting portraits, still life or product.

By Brandon Gannon |
DETAIL
September 22, 2017 7:00 pm

Breaking Through: Overcoming Your Fears and Obstacles of People with Greg Miller (Weekend-Intensive)


  • September 22, 2017
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • September 23, 2017
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • September 24, 2017
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Greg Miller guides students to find what is most important to them at this moment in time and discusses strategies for making pictures happen on a regular basis by overcoming common fears. Students will focus on portraiture and its context within historical and contemporary photography.

By Brandon Gannon |
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October 7, 2017 10:00 am

The Black and White Nude: Lighting Chiaroscuro with Ann Elliott Cutting (One session)


  • October 7, 2017
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

In this one-day workshop we will concentrate on using chiaroscuro lighting while working with nude models on location in a beautiful modern home.

By Brandon Gannon |
DETAIL
October 21, 2017 10:00 am

Portrait Studio Lighting: A One-Day Workshop with Kevin Scanlon (One session)


  • October 21, 2017
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

This one-day studio lighting course is designed as a basic introduction to lighting portraits in a controlled studio environment.

By Brandon Gannon |
DETAIL
October 22, 2017 10:00 am

Crash Flash 1: On-Camera Flash with Julia Dean (One session)


  • October 22, 2017
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Students will explore how to determine exposure, how to control the light output of a flash, ways to diffuse a flash, and how and why to include or exclude ambient light.

By Brandon Gannon |
DETAIL
October 27, 2017 7:00 pm

Day of the Dead: The Single Narrative Portrait with Amy Arbus (Weekend-Intensive)


  • October 27, 2017
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • October 28, 2017
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • October 29, 2017
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

In this workshop, join Amy Arbus for a weekend of photographing and examining the single narrative portrait. For practice, the workshop has been carefully planned for an inside look at the Day of the Dead festivities in the Hollywood Forever Cemetery (or on Olvera Street).

By Brandon Gannon |
DETAIL
November 2, 2017 7:00 pm

Mastering Your Flash with Julia Dean (Six sessions)


  • November 2, 2017
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • November 9, 2017
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • November 16, 2017
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • November 30, 2017
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • December 7, 2017
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • December 14, 2017
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

If you feel confident with a camera but less so with a flash and would like to master portable lights, this class is for you. The goal of this six-week class is to learn how to use a flash so well that the outcome looks like beautiful ambient light.

By Brandon Gannon |
DETAIL


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