Lighting & Portraiture

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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July 27, 2020 10:00 am

Fashion Fun for Teens (ages 12-18) with Gina Valona (One week – Summer)


  • July 27, 2020
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • July 28, 2020
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • July 29, 2020
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • July 30, 2020
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • July 31, 2020
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm

We love photography and we love fashion! Explore the world of fashion photography with photographer Gina Valona as she takes students through the process of shooting vintage fashion and current trends. Students will photograph each other in this fun and energetic workshop.

By Janis McGavin |
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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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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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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 Brandon Gannon |
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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 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 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 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
    10:00 am - 1:00 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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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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