Lighting & Portraiture

December 8, 2019 11:00 am

Architecture on Location with Stephen Schafer (One session)


  • December 8, 2019
    11:00 am - 7:00 pm

Mastering architecture photography and location is a complex yet rewarding process. In this workshop we will examine the intricate relationship between architectural design, natural light and the weather, and explain approaches to artificial and natural lighting.

By Brandon Gannon |
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January 17, 2020 7:00 pm

Light Modifiers: Experiments in Mixing Light with Miranda Penn Turin (Weekend-Intensive)


  • January 17, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • January 18, 2020
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • January 19, 2020 - January 20, 2020
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Join photographer Miranda Penn Turin in a fun and creative workshop exploring the most versatile lighting modifiers available – their benefits, shortfalls and how to use them to your best advantage.

By Brandon Gannon |
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January 29, 2020 7:00 pm

Creative Portraiture with Ken Merfeld (Six sessions)


  • January 29, 2020
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 5, 2020
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 12, 2020
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 19, 2020
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 26, 2020
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 4, 2020
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

This six-week workshop will begin to explore the world of portraiture, the basics of natural and artificial lighting, and the psychology of dealing with people in front of your camera.

By Brandon Gannon |
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February 1, 2020 10:00 am

Portrait Lighting on Location with Ian Spanier (Two sessions)


  • February 1, 2020
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • February 2, 2020
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join photographer Ian Spanier in this two-day workshop as he teaches students how to effectively light portraits on location using natural and artificial light.

By Janis McGavin |
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February 21, 2020 7:00 pm

Gorman on Portraiture with Greg Gorman (Weekend-Intensive)


  • February 21, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • February 22, 2020
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • February 23, 2020
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Join photographer Greg Gorman in this hands-on, weekend workshop as he shares his portrait lighting techniques both in the studio and on location.

By Janis McGavin |
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March 6, 2020 7:00 pm

Figure/Ground: Environmental Portrait Workshop with Paul D. Amato (Weekend-Intensive)


  • March 6, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • March 7, 2020
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • March 8, 2020
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

In this workshop, participants will select locations in the Los Angeles area that culturally, ethnically and aesthetically set the stage for the narratives that they want the subjects of their portraits to express.

By Brandon Gannon |
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March 7, 2020 1:00 pm

Introduction to Working with Models with Johanna Siegmann (One session)


  • March 7, 2020
    1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

In this half-day, hands-on class, you will learn what works – and what doesn’t – when working with models and how to tailor your communication to get the shot you want.

By Janis McGavin |
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March 12, 2020 7:00 pm

Introduction to Studio Lighting with Hugh Kretschmer (Six sessions)


  • March 12, 2020
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 19, 2020
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 26, 2020
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • April 2, 2020
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • April 9, 2020
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • April 16, 2020
    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 Janis McGavin |
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March 14, 2020 10:00 am

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


  • March 14, 2020
    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 Janis McGavin |
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March 27, 2020 7:00 pm

Hollywood Lighting in the Hurrell Style with Bobbi Lane & Lee Varis (Weekend-Intensive)


  • March 27, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • March 28, 2020
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • March 29, 2020
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Join the dynamic duo of Bobbi Lane and Lee Varis to explore the world of Hollywood glamour, and learn the photographic style of George Hurrell.

By Brandon Gannon |
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April 23, 2020 7:00 pm

Intermediate Studio Lighting with David Calicchio (Six sessions)


  • April 23, 2020
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • April 30, 2020
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 7, 2020
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 14, 2020
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 21, 2020
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 28, 2020
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Designed for students having completed “Introduction to Studio Lighting”, this workshop will help students create their own sense of lighting design using advanced lighting techniques and specialized equipment.

By Janis McGavin |
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April 25, 2020 10:00 am

Environmental Portraiture with Mark Edward Harris (One session)


  • April 25, 2020
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

This practical, one-day workshop on environmental portraiture will give participants the necessary confidence and foundation for fresh approaches to photographing people in their natural surroundings.

By Janis McGavin |
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May 31, 2020 10:00 am

Lighting on Location with Jennifer Emery (Three sessions)


  • May 31, 2020
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • June 7, 2020
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • June 14, 2020
    10:00 am - 5:00 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 |
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June 11, 2020 7:00 pm

Mastering Your Flash with Julia Dean (Six sessions)


  • June 11, 2020
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 18, 2020
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 25, 2020
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • July 2, 2020
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • July 11, 2020 - July 12, 2020
    12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • July 16, 2020
    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 |
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