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Day of the Dead Themed Studio Photography Portfolio builder Plymouth

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Day of the Dead Themed Studio Photography Portfolio builder Plymouth


Skulls,headdresses,make up and creative studio Lighting

WE HAVE A BRAND NEW DATE AS THERE WAS LOADS OF PEOPLE WHO WANTED TO DO THE FIRST EVENT THAT SOLD OUT IN A WEEK!

SO IF YOU MISSED OUT THE FIRST TIME DON'T MISS OUT AGAIN!

Want to work with 2 models? a Make up artist? In a fully equipped photographic studio.

Want to build you portfolio?

Oh and enjoy enjoy some spooky snacks and treats! including a buffet lunch and drinks.

The Day of the Dead (Spanish: Día de Muertos) is a Mexican holiday celebrated throughout Mexico,. The multi-day holiday focuses on gatherings of family and friends to pray for and remember friends and family members who have died, and help support their spiritual journey. 

To celebrate this day we have decided to give you an extra special studio photography workshop with 2 models and a make up artists doing day of the dead sugar skull inspired make up.

 

We keep the course numbers small (never over 7-8) to offer you a bespoke experience and plenty of one to one tuition.

This course is hosted by Community Photographic Studios Plympton and Run by Award winning artist and photographer Jamie House.Jamie is a qualified and experienced Tutor with a PGCE and teaches nationwide.To date Jamie`s work has been featured in publications and exhibitions worldwide and he has talked at the photographers gallery London about hs work.Jamie's work has been featured in:Photographer Gallery London (UK), New Scientist magazine (UK), Daily Telegraph (UK), PHOTO ARTS Book (USA), QUAD book project (UK),Peep Contemporary Art Magazine, Ersatz Camera Work Catalogue (CA), Supermassive Black Hole Photographic Journal (UK), Blotbook, GUP Photography Journal (NL), Recycle Art Catalogue (BX), London Independent Photography Magazine (UK), Without Lenses (USA),Inscape Magazine (UK) Umter (DE) Excerpt Magazine (AU)

Some of the content covered in this course:

11.30AM-4.30PM 

• Portraiture composition.Use a professional photographic studio and work with 2 models and a make up artist.

• Look at the underlying principles of light such as: Quality, Quantity, Colour, Contrast and Direction, how to recognise, appreciate and ultimately control it, using daylight and professional portable lighting kit.• Get hands on experience of setting up and shooting in different location lighting scenarios, including the standard “one light” set ups such as: Rembrandt, Loop, Butterfly, Broad and Split lighting.Use lighting flags to control lighting.

• Develop practical understanding of typical lighting set ups, from one light to three light scenarios, including the concepts of “key” light, fill, rim and background lighting.• Have an introduction to metering and location flash.• Work with a professional Model and explore different ways in a professionally equipped studio with falsh lighting of posing and positioning the subject, including head shots and full length shots, and the principles of: Profile, Three quarter, Direct and Seven eighths head positions.• Have an opportunity to explore how we can shoot successful portraits using portable flash and natural light, including such considerations as depth of field, lens choice and posing outside of a studio environment.• Understand  how different focal lengths can totally alter the nature, expression and, ultimately, even the intention behind a photographic portrait.• You will leave the course with an appreciation of just how broadly the term portraiture may be interpreted.What to expect on the day?Explore the concepts behind photographic portraiture, the equipment and methods used in portrait photography.Next will be a guided hands on workshop with a professional model, tips on lens choice, composition, metering and how to control flash in different studio lighting scenarios.Who is this course for?This course is for anyone who is looking for new directions for their photography, would like to enhance their technical and creative skills, or maybe thinking of purchasing own flash lights and would like to have an introduction to studio flash and flash metering.Prior experience:It is assumed that those attending will have a basic knowledge of photography and have an understanding of aperture, shutter speeds and exposure, or have already attended our Beginners DSLR or Intensive DSLR courses.Suggested equipmentYour own DSLR camera (we have limited number that you can borrow for the day)We have limited availability of 50mm f1.8 lenses for Nikon and Canon and offer free hire.If you have a range of lenses please email us after making a booking and we will recommend best lenses for this course.


We encourage you whatever you photographic experience to come along and learn about studio photography (if you need to borrow a camera this can be arranged at no extra cost),if you’re a seasoned pro great! This is a chance to build you portfolio and make it stand out with this unquie shoot.

Who your be working with

Make up artist:Chloe Jane Photographers:Jamie House & Hannah Cochrane



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