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Shooting with 1 and 2 lights for fashion and beauty with Klaas + model Cierra

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  • Twin Cities Photography Group Studio

    2500 University Ave (USE THE BRIGHT GREEN DOOR ON CROMWELL AVE)_, St Paul , MN (map)

    44.954166 -93.113892

  • Price: $65.00/per person

    Refund policy

  • Shooting with 1 or 2 lights for fashion and beauty photography. There will be a second session 4:00 pm - 6:00 if this one fills up.

    Studio photographers $55
    Outdoor photographers $65
    General members $65 

    The second picture is of our model Ceirra, our model for this workshop.

    In this workshop you will learn to shoot with a model and go over the ways a beauty-dish, a silver reflector or a reflector-box can be used. These setups are used a lot in fashion and beauty photography and commercial photography, some of it will have an editorial feel to it.

    These hands on sessions always contain a lot of knowledge transfer not only about the light and modifiers but also metering, posing and directing the model.

    1. Beauty-dish

    The beauty dish is the most commonly used light modifier in beauty photography, and adding flags and reflectors makes it even more usable. Demo of setup and practice with the model.

    [Cierra] Our model for this workshop.

    2. Beauty-box

    When adding reflectors we create a great setup that does not cost a lot of lighting or modifier equipment. We are using a single light and reflectors to get an almost shadowless portrait. This is used in product and commercial photography a lot to focus on the products details. The material used in this session will surprise you. Demo of setup and practice with model.

    3. Fashion light setup using 2 lights

    [Cierra] Our model for this workshop.

    For a hard fashion light setup we are using 2 strobes. The lighting will be hard and edgy to get the best result. This setup is often used in fashion magazines and is easy to do.

    Participants will have time to practice the light setups with the model. 

    • Prerequisites:
    You need to know how to set your camera in manual mode and change Aperture, Shutter-speed and ISO. To have the right white balance please refer to your camera manual and find how to set a custom white balance.

    We are triggering the lights with a wireless system, your camera has to have a hot-shoe that can fit a general trigger. Canon and Nikon will fit these triggers. Other brand camera's might have to check with their camera-store. (Sony needs an adapter for sure)

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  • A former member
    A former member

    I have two questions:

    1) Can I pay with AMEX?
    2) What lenses are recommended for this session?

    May 5, 2014

    • Klaas

      1. I believe you can use any creditcard you want, you still have to choose PayPal.
      2. Full bodyshots from 24mm and up, portraits 50mm up to 200mm (also depends if you have full frame or not)

      May 6, 2014

    • Diane

      I don't accept amex on the square not sure if paypal will or not.

      May 9, 2014

  • Raja R.

    This sounds promising. I have never worked with a professional model. Will I get a model release to post the pictures in my personal gallery?

    May 1, 2014

    • Klaas

      You can post images on-line for non-commercial purposes

      1 · May 4, 2014


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