The Art of Urban Portraits

This workshop will show you how to shoot urban portraits on location regardless of the light available in the scene. This is a ‘hands-on’ practical workshop, we will be working with reflectors, light diffusers, coloured gels and off camera speedlights showing you how you can shoot creative urban portraits inside or outside. By using speedlights and gels we will teach you how you can easily add depth, drama and atmosphere to your images. This will enable you to create and capture complex looking portraits using a range of simple and easy to use lighting tricks and techniques

OVERVIEW OF COURSE CONTENTS:

This Nikon School workshop will explain the steps, tricks and tips needed to shoot great portraits with either single or multiple speedlights and coloured gels.

Topics covered include:
• Understanding and working with light
• Shaping, modifying and diffusing light
• Managing backgrounds and shadows
• Using multiple speedlights
• Mixing ambient light with flash light
• Colouring light
• Creative Shooting – maximising your images
• Post Processing and RAW Workflow
• Printing your Images

It is assumed that those attending will have a basic knowledge of photography and speedlights. you will need an understanding of aperture, shutter priority and exposure, or have already attended either Getting Started / Getting Creative with DSLR Photography or Speedlights workshops

BOOK THIS COURSE

16 AUG, 2019
LONDON

( 10:30 - 16:30 )

TRAINER: RICCI CHERA

£149.00 per attendee

ATTENDEES:

COURSE REQUIREMENTS:

TECHNICAL
EQUIPMENT:

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  • DSLR
  • Lens(es)
  • Memory card
  • Speedlight
  • If you have a 3000 or 5000 series camera, please be aware that there is no Auto FP functionality. This may limit you slightly on this course. Auto FP cameras will be available to borrow for the day if desired.
  • If you have an old flash, (SB800 or SB600), newer flashes are available for you to borrow if you want to take advantage of the latest technology.

OTHER
ESSENTIALS:

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  • None

PREREQUISITES:
 

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KNOWLEDGE OF:

  • Understanding of Shutter speed, ISO and Aperture

ACTIVITY / FITNESS
LEVEL INVOLVED :

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Low LEVEL

REVIEWS:

Average customer rating for this course:

4.9 STARS of 5

Recent reviews:

An excellent day with Nikon

REVIEWER: Paul V.

DATE: AUGUST 2019

RATING: 5 of 5

"This training day with Neil on Urban Portraiture, was my third session with Nikon Training, and incidentally with Neil. Although the rain eventually stopped outdoor shooting, moving inside allowed Neil to explain, with his usual enthusiasm, all of the various flash and studios lighting setups. Regi is an amazing, and patient model. Looking forward to the next course."

Amazing photography course

REVIEWER: Rita E.

DATE: AUGUST 2019

RATING: 5 of 5

"It was a very useful, hands on course and a fun day. I learned a lot about speed lights. I was able to try the newest cameras and various lenses. We had a very nice professional trainer who explained everything well and answered all of our questions. I really enjoyed this day and I definitely want to go to more Nikon School courses. "

The Art of Urban Portraits

REVIEWER: Andrew B.

DATE: MAY 2019

RATING: 4.8 of 5

"Very good course; I learnt a lot! I am no longer scared for Speedlites :). I enjoyed the course very much and found it releveant and highly useful. Tom pitched the course at the right level as I came away wanting to try the techniques I learnt. Will be doing other Nikon School courses!"

Seeing the Light

REVIEWER: Robert M.

DATE: APRIL 2019

RATING: 5 of 5

"This course is very helpful for learning the finer points of using Speedlights to enhance your images. Neil Freeman, who is a true Guru in the use of the Nikon Creative Lighting System, delivers the course content in an informal and friendly atmosphere which makes all the technical aspects easy to understand."

Excellent Portrait Course!

REVIEWER: James M.

DATE: APRIL 2019

RATING: 5 of 5

"Another excellent course led by Neil Freeman, who gave a detailed insight into the theory behind portraits, followed by portrait shoots both inside and out with professional model Raffaella. This workshop has taken my portrait skills to a new level and enhanced my portfolio."

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LOCATION:

Centre of Excellence, 63-64 Margaret Street, London, London, W1W 8SW