Workshop: Roswell Photographic Society Lighting Workshop 102, July 29 2023 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

Members and non-members are invited to attend this excellent workshop.

When: Saturday July 29, 2023, 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

Where: Adult Recreation Center, 930 Grimes Bridge Rd, Roswell, GA 30075

Cost:  Members: $40.00/participant (lunch included in price).

          Non-members: $60.00/participant (lunch included in price).

Speaker / Instructors:

  • John Clark
  • Mike Lerch
  • Jacek Siemianowicz

Workshop Objectives are:

  • To cover the basics of (Studio) lighting.
  • To provide hands on experience with various lighting equipment to help you determine what options will best meet your photography needs.

At the end of the session, you will:

  • Understand the styles of light and how they are achieved.
  • Have a better sense of the available lighting options and what will best meet your needs.
  • Have the sense that ‘problem solving’ is a normal part of planning/setting up any shoot.
  • Be able to move forward confidently with assembling your kit and avoid purchasing one of pretty much everything to find out what works best for you (the way we did).

Workshop Table of Contents:

  • Qualities of Light
    • Direction & Style
    • High Key vs. Low Key
    • Hard vs. Soft
    • Broad vs. Short
  • Equipment
    • Natural vs Artificial
    • Continuous (Hot) vs Strobe
    • Transmitters
    • Monolight Heads & Speed Lights
    • Modifiers
  • Setups
    • 1, 2 and 3 lights
    • Inverse Square Law and Feathering
  • Initial Settings & Synchronization
  • Problem Solving & Tips

Workshop Flow:

  • Greetings, Introduction, distribute handout
  • Presentation and discussion
  • Divide into four groups
  • Rotate through four lighting setups
  • Closing Comments