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|| SportsShooter.com: News Item: Posted 2015-03-24
The Sports Shooter Academy Lighting Workshop April 16-19 in So Cal
By Sports Shooter Staff
Light & shadow. It sounds pretty simple...
But how do you control these two simple principles of photography to produce creative, interesting and storytelling images?
Here is a place where you can learn about lighting, working with your subjects, tryout cool lighting gear and become inspired:
There are a few openings in The Lighting Workshop presented by the Sports Shooter Academy.
This educational program will give participants the opportunity to learn and shoot with a faculty of creatives that have their images published in some of the top publications, websites, commercials and advertisements in the country. This Lighting Workshop will be held April 16-19, 2015 in Orange County, CA.
The faculty for The Lighting Workshop includes:
- Tim Mantoani (San Diego-based commercial and advertising photographer)
- David Honl (International photojournalist and creator of Honl speedlight modifiers)
- Matt Brown (Southern California-based editorial and commercial photographer and the Los Angeles Angels Director of Photography)
- Shawn Cullen (Studio and commercial assistant)
- Robert Hanashiro (USA TODAY West Coast Staff Photographer)
For more details about The Lighting Workshop and to register, go to this link: http://www.sportsshooteracademy.com/#!/p/about-the-lighting-w
The Lighting Workshop will start with a full day of instruction, demos and assignment simulations. Two full days of shooting will follow and each evening participants will edit their work and receive one-on-one critiques. Both studio strobe systems and small portable lighting will be part of this program --- the emphasis will be how to apply what you experience with the equipment you have. The workshop will conclude with a slideshow and discussion of the participants’ work plus a roundtable Q & A session.
Dynalight will be providing their latest strobe gear to participants to use for their portrait shoots, including the new Baja 400 which has been receiving a lot of attention on the SportsShooter.com message board.
Nikon Professional Services will be on-site to loan cameras, lenses and speedlights to workshop participants.
Other companies supporting this event include: Samy's Camera, Think Tank Photo and Honl Photo.
The winner of the best image shot during the workshop will be awarded an autographed copy of Tim Mantoani's "Behind Photographs: Archiving Archiving Photographic Legends".
Note: Participants in The Lighting Workshop will receive priority status for the upcoming Sports Shooter Academy 12 workshop to be held this Fall.
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