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One on One Workshops

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Photography Basics and How to use your Camera

You thought buying an expensive camera would make your photos better, but now you are disappointed because your phone takes better pictures.

This three hours beginner workshop is designed for you to understand the basics of photography, light, and how to use your camera to its fullest.

Requirements: A DSLR, Mirrorless or Point&Shoot camera with a Manual option.

This is a very interactive workshop where you will be learning photography concepts and practicing them one by one, until you are ready to take control of your camera, creating your beautiful photographs and deciding on every aspect of your creation.

  1. What is a camera? How does it work?
  2. What is Exposure and how modes other than M (Manual) work?
  3. The basics of Exposure;
  4. What is ISO, Shutter Speed and Aperture and how they relate to create the Exposure?
  5. Shooting modes (Program, Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, Manual, etc)
  6. The Light Meter, what it does and how it works;
  7. Focus, Focal Points and Focal Modes;
  8. White Balance;
  9. Composition and the Rule of Thirds;
  10. A brief talk about file formats and editing applications;
  11. Q&A.

 

Natural Light Outdoors Portraits

Three hours intermediate workshop designed for you to learn how to take beautiful portraits with nothing but natural light.

Requirements:

  • a DSLR, Mirrorless or Point&Shoot camera;
  • to make the best out of this class, at least one of the following lenses: 50mm, 85mm, 18-55mm, 17-55mm, 24-70mm, 24-105mm, 70-200mm, at least f/2.8;
  • basic understanding of photography (how to take photos in Manual).

This is a very interactive workshop where you will be learning how to take portraits using natural light. One or more models will be available depending on how many students attending the class.

  1. How ISO, Shutter Speed and Aperture affect your portrait;
  2. What different focal lengths do to the face;
  3. How and where to focus;
  4. Rule of Thirds;
  5. Perspective;
  6. Zoom lenses vs Prime lenses;
  7. Depth of Field (how to create Bokeh – beautiful out of focus backgrounds);
  8. Cloudy days vs Sunny days;
  9. Finding the light;
  10. Eyes;
  11. Connecting with your subject;
  12. Learn the rules, and then break them;
  13. Q&A.

 

Outdoors Night Flash Photography

Three hours intermediate workshop designed for you to learn how to take beautiful fashion photos at night with your speedlite.

Requirements:

  • a DSLR, Mirrorless or Point&Shoot camera;
  • to make the most out of this class, at least one of the following lenses: 35mm, 50mm, 85mm, 18-55mm, 17-55mm, 24-70mm, 24-105mm, 70-200mm, at least f/2.8;
  • a speedlite (flash);
  • to make the most out of this class, the ability to have the speedlite off camera (having a trigger/receiver to fire the flash without it being on top of your camera);
  • basic understanding of photography (how to take photos in Manual).

This is a very interactive workshop where you will be learning how to take portraits using on and off camera speedlites as well as constant LED light. One or more models will be available depending on how many students attending the class.

  1. How to expose to the background and setup your flash to your subject;
  2. Depth of Field (how to create Bokeh – beautiful out of focus backgrounds);
  3. Finding the the right scene;
  4. Connecting with your subject;
  5. Learn the rules, and then break them;
  6. How to create different effect using your flash;
  7. The advantages of constant LED lighting;
  8. Q&A.

 

Small Studio Workshop

Learn the Fundamentals of light; One, two, three lights setups; Light modifiers; How to shoot in a small studio space; and much more!

  • How to make the most of your space;
  • Making your subjects comfortable in your garage/living room;
  • Lights and light modifiers;
  • Shooting tethered;
  • Connecting with your model;
  • Natural light in the studio;
  • And more!

 

Post-Production

Learn how to manage and do basic edits to your photos: colour corrections, contrast, shadows & highlights, levels, curves, file management, file sizes and settings for social media.

Both Adobe Lightroom and Capture One Pro are covered in this workshop.

  • File management and backup;
  • Adobe Lightroom Catalog;
  • Capture One Pro Catalog/Sessions;
  • Culling and the rating systems;
  • RAW vs JPEG;
  • White Balance and Colour Corrections;
  • Contrast;
  • Shadows and Highlights;
  • Levels and Curves;
  • Sharpening;
  • Cropping your images;
  • Exporting your images to Print and Social Media;
  • And more!

 

Learn How to Retouch Photos in Photoshop

Lots of different techniques for portrait and fashion retouching in Photoshop! Bring your laptop and your files to learn how to take your editing to the next level!

  • How to use Layers and Layer Masks;
  • Adjustment Layers;
  • Frequency Separation;
  • Dodge & Burn;
  • Sharpening;
  • Brighten Eyes;
  • Teeth Whitening;
  • Colour Toning;
  • Black & White Conversion;
  • Curves Adjustments;
  • And more!

 

 

Additional information

Dates & Locations

To Be Comfirmed

Number of Attendees

One on One

Time

Three Hours, Two Hours

Models

Models Provided

Equipment Needed

Batteries, Computer, DSLR or Mirrorless Camera, Memory Cards, Notepad & Pen, Off Camera Flash, On Camera Flash, Portrait Lens

Requirements

Advanced, Beginner, Intermediate

One on One Options

Advanced Retouching, Basic Photography, Natural Light Portrait, Night Flash Fashion, Post-Processing, Small Studio Workshop

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