Lighting & Portraiture

December 4, 2021 10:00 am

From the Personal to the Universal: The Tools to Create Intimate Portraits with Rania Matar (Webinar)


  • December 4, 2021
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

In this webinar, Rania Matra will discuss her approach to different aspects of portraiture and delve into the process of working with people and collaborating intimately with them.

By Brandon Gannon |
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December 11, 2021 10:00 am

Documents of the Imagination with Lois Greenfield (Webinar)


  • December 11, 2021
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

In this webinar Lois Greenfield will discuss her unique method for photographing dancers, and how she catches moments beneath the threshold of perception, revealing what the human eye can’t see.

By Brandon Gannon |
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January 25, 2022 9:30 am

The Creative Portrait with Rania Matar (Online Learning – Five Sessions)


  • January 25, 2022
    9:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • February 1, 2022
    9:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • February 8, 2022
    9:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • February 15, 2022
    9:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • February 22, 2022
    9:30 am - 12:00 pm

In this workshop, we discuss all the elements of what makes a good portrait and delve into the process of working with people.

By Brandon Gannon |
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February 5, 2022 10:00 am

Introduction to Studio Lighting – Part 1 with Joaquin Palting (In-Person Learning – Six Sessions)


  • February 5, 2022
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • February 6, 2022
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • February 13, 2022
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • February 14, 2022
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • February 19, 2022
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • February 20, 2022
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm

In this workshop, students will gain a solid foundation of studio lighting and practical knowledge of light. Working hands-on with the equipment, participants will learn how to select the proper light source for their subjects whether shooting portraits, still life or product.

By Brandon Gannon |
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February 8, 2022 7:00 pm

Creative Lighting with F. Scott Schafer (In-Person Learning – Six Sessions)


  • February 8, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 10, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 15, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 17, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 22, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 24, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

In this experimental workshop we’ll play with many lighting styles, from the basics like soft boxes and umbrellas, to more alternative methods such as using ordinary desk lamps, flashlights and portable LED panels.

By Brandon Gannon |
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February 12, 2022 10:00 am

Location, Location, Location: The Making of Environmental Portraits with Lauri Lyons (Webinar)


  • February 12, 2022
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

In this webinar Lauri Lyons will discuss how to photograph people on location, scout sites, work with minimal equipment, use natural light or flash, and how to create a dynamic and memorable image in a short amount of time. 

By Brandon Gannon |
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February 25, 2022 7:00 pm

Gorman on Portraiture with Greg Gorman (In-Person Learning – Three Session)


  • February 25, 2022
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • February 26, 2022
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • February 27, 2022
    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 Brandon Gannon |
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March 6, 2022 12:00 pm

Architecture on Location with Stephen Schafer (In-Person Learning – One Session)


  • March 6, 2022
    12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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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March 8, 2022 7:00 pm

Mastering Your Flash with Jennifer Emery (In-Person Learning – Six Sessions)


  • March 8, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 15, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 19, 2022
    2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • March 22, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 26, 2022
    2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • March 29, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

If you feel confident with a camera but less so with a flash and would like to master external speedlight-flash technology, this class is for you. The goal of this six-session class is to learn how to use a flash so well that the outcome looks like professional lighting utilizing TTL/SB flash units on and off camera.

By Brandon Gannon |
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March 9, 2022 9:00 am

Creative Portraiture with Ken Merfeld (Online Learning – Six Sessions)


  • March 9, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • March 16, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • March 23, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • March 30, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • April 6, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • April 13, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 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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March 12, 2022 10:00 am

Lighting without Lights: Naturalistic Lighting for Beginners with David O. Alekhuogie (In-Person Learning – Six Sessions)


  • March 12, 2022
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • March 13, 2022
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • March 19, 2022
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • March 20, 2022
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • March 26, 2022
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • March 27, 2022
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm

This six-session technical workshop focuses on methods of naturalistic lighting. Designed for beginners, we will discuss making use of natural light as well as interior available light.

By Brandon Gannon |
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April 1, 2022 7:00 pm

Hollywood Lighting in the Hurrell Style with Bobbi Lane & Lee Varis (In-Person Learning – Three Session)


  • April 1, 2022
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • April 2, 2022
    9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • April 3, 2022
    9:00 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 12, 2022 7:00 pm

Introduction to Studio Lighting – Part 1 with Hugh Kretschmer (In-Person Learning – Six Sessions)


  • April 12, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • April 14, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • April 19, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • April 21, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • April 26, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • April 28, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

In this workshop, students will gain a solid foundation of studio lighting and practical knowledge of light. Working hands-on with the equipment, participants will learn how to select the proper light source for their subjects whether shooting portraits, still life or product.

By Brandon Gannon |
DETAIL
April 23, 2022 10:00 am

Macro Photography Outdoors with James Wimberg (In-Person Learning – One Session)


  • April 23, 2022
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

This one-day workshop will introduce students to the intimate world of macro photography outdoors with discussions of technique, aesthetics, hardware and a brief, local field trip. 

By Brandon Gannon |
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April 30, 2022 10:00 am

Environmental Portraiture with Mark Edward Harris (In-Person Learning – One Session)


  • April 30, 2022
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

This one-day workshop on environmental portraiture will give participants the necessary confidence and foundation for photographing people in their environments that relate to them to tell the larger story.

By Brandon Gannon |
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May 9, 2022 9:00 am

Artist as Subject: Strategies of Self-Portraiture with Jennifer McClure (Online Learning – Six Sessions)


  • May 9, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • May 16, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • May 23, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • June 6, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • June 13, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • May 2, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 am

Designed for those who are new to self-portraiture, as well as those who might need a push with current self portrait projects, this class studies the history and techniques of self-portraiture, shooting at home, and reviewing photos as a class.

By Brandon Gannon |
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May 7, 2022 10:00 am

Portrait Studio Lighting: A One-Day Workshop with Kevin Scanlon (In-Person Learning – One Session)


  • May 7, 2022
    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 |
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May 10, 2022 7:00 pm

Introduction to Studio Lighting – Part 2 with Hugh Kretschmer (In-Person Learning – Six Sessions)


  • May 10, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 12, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 17, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 19, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 24, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 26, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Designed for students having completed “Introduction to Studio Lighting – Part 1”, this workshop will help students create their own sense of lighting design using advanced lighting techniques and specialized equipment.

By Brandon Gannon |
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June 10, 2022 7:00 pm

Lighting and the Dramatic Portrait with Michael Grecco (In-Person Learning – Three Sessions)


  • June 10, 2022
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • June 11, 2022
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • June 12, 2022
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

In this studio and location lighting workshop, join photographer Michael Grecco, recognized as a “lighting master” by Photo District News, as he teaches students how to create a dramatic portrait.

By Brandon Gannon |
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June 14, 2022 7:00 pm

Product Lighting Fundamentals with James Wimberg (In-Person Learning – Six Sessions)


  • June 14, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 16, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 21, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 23, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 28, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 30, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Product Lighting Fundamentals course will give students the knowledge and techniques required to photograph a variety of products in the studio using strobe lighting with the appropriate light modifiers. Through the various assignment types, this course will focus on the fine points of lighting a basic variety of consumer goods likely to be encountered by bloggers, entry level in-house photographers and social media shooters.  

By Brandon Gannon |
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