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Galway Studio Lighting Photography Workshop is all about giving photographers an opportunity to learning about Studio Lighting Photography in a professional environment. This is an indoor event.

The workshop will either be a beauty, fashion or creative portrait photoshoot with a male or female model. Depending on availability, a make-up artist and hair stylist might be on set too. Attendees will have the opportunity to watch how I setup the photoshoot and snaps photos for their own portfolios.

Topics covered during an event are:

- Studio equipment, how to use it.

- How to setting up all the equipment for a photoshoot.

- How to use a light meter to calculate the correct light exposure.

- Working with white, black, grey backgrounds.

- How to produce a pure white background.

- What to do if model is wearing black, has black hair, on a black background

- Lighting setups with 1, 2, 3, 4 lights.

- Light diffusers include Softboxes, parabolic umbrellas, shoot through umbrellas, beauty dish, snoots.

- How to use coloured gels, and where to use them

- How and when to use reflectors.

- Working with a model, what you need to tell the model before the photoshoot.

- How to pose your model to create beautiful portrait photographs for your portfolio. How to direct your model, the models posture, hand placement etc.

- Model Release Forms, why you need them.

- What you need to setup your own home studio. It's a lot less than you think! Will take audience through a basic home studio setup.

All attendees will coached during the photoshoot and will have an opportunity to shoot the model in a number of classic and beautiful poses using my lighting equipment.

This is a 3hr workshop and will take place on a selected Saturday.

The aim of this workshop is to give photographers the opportunity to learn and practice so that they leave with the workshop with confidence and knowledge about Studio Lighting Photography.

This will be a fee paying workshop and will have a limited number attendees. The workshop will be €75 per attendee. Invited guest will be free. Only fully paid attendees may attend my workshop.

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Good Light Workshop - Feb29th

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The Studio Lighting Photography Workshop will take place in the Salthill Horizon at 2pm. This event will be limited to 5 photographers. Only 1 place remaining Theme of the studio photoshoot still to be decided This is a fee paying event, and a deposit needs to be paid once the theme is selected to book your place at the workshop https://www.bowetography.com/workshops

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