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The Shape of Light: Introduction to Studio Lighting


Elevate your photography to the next level with this comprehensive course on what is often a challenging subject. Learn how to examine light, the advantages and challenges of various lighting sources, and how to build effective lighting setups, so you can approach studio productions with confidence.

Topics covered:

• Reading and comprehending light sources
• Types of light + How it affects your subject
• Uses of various lighting modifiers
• Best practices + How to avoid common issues
• How to light

This workshop will include a 90min lecture, with an intermission in between, as well as 60min of live shooting during which will involve some interaction and Q&A.

Photographer Josh Olson’s work investigates his relationship with the exploration of traditional American place, personal family narratives, and the everyday. Currently based in Minneapolis, he has worked as a photographer, as well as a lighting technician, for numerous commercial brands locally and abroad, including MOA, Target, Askov Finlayson, and Louis Grey.

ALL AGES  |  20 PERSON CAP  |  $80

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