Lessons in Light is a series of bite-sized lighting workshops. This instalment will focus on high end product photography. Photographer Simon Everiss will take participants through the fundamentals of lighting in a relaxed and approachable environment.
Ideal for photographers interested in learning about product photography using either studio flash lighting or speedlights.
*Feature image uses a 3 light set up.
- Skill-building to shoot advertising campaigns for clients. - How to move from lighting to expose to precision lighting. - Demonstration of the complete set up and execution of the reference shot. - Understanding on how to achieve gradient lighting with scrims. - Work through the issues faced when creating this style of shot (i.e. reflective surfaces and angle of reflection)
What You Will Learn:
- How this set up can be achieved using speedlights or high end flash lighting equipment. - Tips and tricks for breaking into the advertising photography industry. - How to create or control gradations on reflective surfaces. - How to shoot with post production in mind.
“Looking back now on photographing dancers it all comes down to preparation,” says Simon Everiss, a Sydney-based photographer who runs SUNSTUDIOS Australia’s successful tutorial series, Lessons in Light. He shares tips below to ensure you are ready for your shoot.