Bob Davis’ Professional Photography Lighting Techniques
Master lighting techniques with Bob Davis on your own terms with this one-of-a-kind video training course.
Digital photography expert Bob Davis shares his professional lighting techniques and the various types of light he uses in his shoots in this video training offering. Through these hands-on tutorials, Davis teaches you the differences between the quality of light and the quantity of light and shows how to enhance light sources for optimal results. Davis provides expert, straight-forward, user-friendly training to help you tackle new topics the way you want to learn.
Master basic skills, boost your creativity, and challenge yourself in bold new directions. Includes visual demonstrations to show how Bob uses different types of light, such as natural or mixed, and also lighting tools, such as the camera and its settings, camera gels and speed light, reflectors and strobes, and light meter explains how to apply these lighting techniques to your own on-location shoots.
Covers each piece of the professional equipment Davis uses for lighting and how to get the best results with them Includes over 5 hours of Bob Davis professional lighting techniques video training If you’re looking for real-world lighting technique instruction from a true professional, you’ll find it here.
What are the requirements?
This course is focused on lighting techniques, it’s helpful to have a flash camera to practice what you have learned.
There are no previous requirements in order to take this course; you do not need to own lighting epuiptment to take this course. This is a great course to learn about the equiptment, how to use it and either purchase or rent what you think you need.
What am I going to get from this course?
Learn the differences between the quality of light and the quantity of light and how to enhance light sources to improve the quality of light.
Modify these light sources so that you can improve the quality of light in your images by shaping the light from direct, harsh-looking light to soft, diffused light in order to flatter the people in your images.
Learn how to work with the different settings on your camera in a variety of situations.
How you can use your on-camera flash to bounce the light and capture clean, beautifully diffused images
Create cool effects in your portraits by adding color to the background with gels.
Will discuss the pros and cons of studio strobes to achieve desired lighting effects.
Control all speedlites with your camera as the master speedlite, using a wireless trigger.
Learn about adding highlights to the eyes.
Learn to shoot in harsh lighting situations on location.
Shoot on location out in the environment vs. shooting in an controlled environment setting like a studio.
Discover how to use light modifiers to create a larger light source.
Balance color and light using speedlights, Kelvin adjustments, and a light meter.
Explore techniques to modify your light source; Apollo Orb, Apollo Halo, refelctive unbrellas and more
Learn what type of equipment to take on a shoot and what you can find in Bob’s camera bag.
Using a mix of studio lighting, Bob Davis shows you how to create deep shadow images with hard light.
Bob takes you on location. Learn what type of equipment to take on a shoot and what you can find in Bob’s camera bag.
What is the target audience?
Any level photographer looking to take their hobby or business to the next level.
The photographer who wants to learn more about lighting and how to get the most from natural light and lighing equiptment.
|Section 1: Professional Photography Lighting Techniques|
Course Introduction — Professional Photography Lighting Techniques
Introduction to the Quality of Light
Equipment — Introduction to the Canon 600EXRT Speedlite
Setting Up Your Camera for Your Shoot — ISO, Shutter Speed, Aperture
|Section 2: Lighting Tips and Tricks|
Photographing in Available Light
Using On-Camera Flash with a Speedlight
Bouncing and Modifying Your Light
Using Off-Camera Speedlight
Creating a Hair Light — Creative One Off-Camera Speedlight
Using Gels and Adding Color
Using a Point and Shoot with Off-Camera Flash
Shooting in Mixed Lighting
Shooting Portraits in Natural Light
Using a Reflector
Interacting with Models
Introduction to Studio Strobes
Photographing with Studio Strobes
Using Studio Strobe with Umbrella as a Light Modifier
Using a Softbox and Cross Lighting
Creating a Three-Light Studio Shoot — Hard Light
Setting Up Light Placement
Getting Creative with Wireless Triggers
Introduction to Kelvin Color Temperature
Metering the Scene
Reading Exposure with Your In-Camera Histogram
Adding Highlights to the Eyes
Adding a Wireless Off-Camera Speedlight
Creating Rock-Star Lighting
Creating Spot Light and Fill Flash Using Kelvin
|Section 3: On Location|
On Location—Alley in Direct Sunlight
On Location—Chicago Park, Driving to the Shoot
On Location — Chicago Park, Setting Up for the Shoot
On Location — Chicago Park Shoot
On Location — Chicago Beach Shoot
On Location — Light at the End of the Tunnel
On Location — Night Shoot in the City
On Location — Continuous Light — Graffiti Wall
Using Light Modifiers
|Section 4: Tools of the Trade|
Equipment — Apollo Orb and Strip Light Softboxes
Equipment — Bounce Umbrella
Equipment — Studio Light Modifiers — Apollo Halo
Equipment — Softbox Light Modifiers
Equipment — Grids
Equipment — Neutral-Density Filter
Equipment — Reflectors
Equipment — Reflector Stand
Equipment — What’s in My Camera Bag
Equipment — Westcott WTF Lighting Kit
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- Lectures 0
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 50 hours
- Skill level All level
- Language English
- Students 1178
- Assessments Self