The Art of Urban Portraits

This workshop will show you how to shoot urban portraits using Speedlights on location. Starting with a single Speedlight, we will explore how to look at light and the many ways to colour, shape, modify and diffuse it. Working with two professional models, you will have many opportunities to shoot for your portfolio. We will also cover how to work with flash gels and show you how to easily control multiple Speedlights to create complex looking portraits.

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.

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BOOK THIS COURSE

27 OCT, 2018
LONDON

( 10:30 - 16:30 )

£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:

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."

Perfect

REVIEWER: Mark D.

DATE: JUNE 2018

RATING: 4.8 of 5

"I did this course as a follow up to the portrait course I took last year. It's a great follow on and really helps to consolidate everything I learnt previously with the benefit of then taking those skills and applying them outdoors and in urban scenarios. Ricci was helpful as always and and answered questions from the group even if they did not relate to the subject matter. Facilities were brilliant as always. "

THE ART OF URBAN PORTRAITS

REVIEWER: Nick M.

DATE: JUNE 2018

RATING: 5 of 5

"A first-class course – I attended because, as a landscape & wildlife photographer, I wanted to challenge myself to try something new. The day was excellent, with great tuition from Ricci, who really made the complexities (to me, at least!) of the Creative Lighting System seem easy to understand. Lots of practical examples & set-ups really enabled the participants to get to grips with the subject. Big thanks to Ricci, and also to our fab model Raffy, who was incredibly patient with us all!!"

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LOCATION:

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