Rory Lewis Photographer has made an outstanding contribution to photography and the visual arts, creating consistently imaginative and thought-provoking portraits, being acquired by the National Portrait Gallery in London. Working with a Professional model with amazing bone structure and facial expression. This course is a MUST for all those enthusiastic portrait photographers who want to improve their technique.
“ALL courses are practical tuition sessions – learning hands-on-skills and enabling you to work with professional models on the day to capture amazing photographs for your portfolio.You will walk away from this course with the skills to develop and improve your photography techniques, learn studio flash lighting, develop your understanding of studio technique and test this using a professional model.”
Expanding on Portraiture Masterclass, the Advanced Course is aimed at confident photographers who want to take the step towards professional photography and reach a higher technical and creative level. This is an in-depth course on portraiture, learn how to work with a models and everyday subejcts. Get comfortable with a range of lighting scenarios with our studio lighting and on-location lighting.
Learn studio flash lighting, develop your understanding of studio technique and test your skills using models. You will be shown the effect of soft boxes, umbrellas, snoots, and beauty dish how to use reflectors. How to use both soft and hard lighting to change the mood and effect of a portrait. Learn what a main lights function is; and how to use fill lights, back lights and hair lights and be shown how they affect the final image.
The success of every photographer — artistically and professionally — is based on a strong understanding of how light works.
This course will demystify the fundamentals of lighting and give you the concrete skills you need to get a powerful image using the right lighting every time you shoot.
Rory will cover everything you need to know about hard, soft, directional, and diffused light. You’ll learn about reading natural light and manipulating it with tools like reflectors and diffusion panels.
Rory will also guide you through working with light in a studio environment using basic studio lights to manipulate and shape light.
You’ll also learn about shooting on-location and how to balance, shape, and color ambient light and light from a flash.