Introduction to Fashion and Beauty Photography
Introduction to Fashion and Beauty Photography course is a full day course aimed at amateur and intermediate level photographers who want to make their first steps in fashion studio lighting and beauty photography.
It is a great opportunity to enhance your fashion photography and lighting skills, under the guidance of an experienced tutor Jon Gray FBIPP.
This is a practical, hands-on workshop where you will work on a one-to-one basis with a model, with a tutor on hand to assist you and provide guidance to create great images.
The lighting techniques you will learn will enable you to capture stunning magazine quality images for commercial and editorial use.
At the end of the day not only you will gain confidence for shooting in a studio environment and will feel more comfortable directing models, but you will also walk away with some great images for your portfolio.
Brilliant fashion photography course. Went through a range of lighting setups from classic beauty shots to more dramatic Hollywood styles, had loads of opportunities to work one-2-one with the model under the supervision of the tutor.
I found the course yesterday really enjoyable and instructive. There was a lot of information to remember, but the large amount of hands-on shooting with the various lighting setups certainly helped to solidify and consolidate the nuances of each scenario. Regards.
Great fashion photography experience
This photography course normally runs from 10.00am to 4.00pm with around 30min for lunch to let you rest and digest all that you have learnt.
During the fashion photography course we will cover:
- introduction to studio lighting and technical aspects of fashion & beauty photography
- using studio equipment, light controllers, poly-boards and reflectors
- setting up Bowen’s professional flash lighting and attachments
- camera settings for studio photography
- use of different camera lenses to achieve best results
- most important lighting setups and techniques
- the art of good photography composition
- how to arrange a shoot and how to interact with models
- posing techniques and how to direct models
- plenty of one-to-one hands-on practice with a model
you will also learn
- how to get started in fashion, beauty and portrait photography
- common fashion photography terminology
- how to find members for your creative team (models, make up artists and stylists)
- how to build a great portfolio and promote your work
Typical course timeline:
10am – a brief look at some of Jon’s portfolio images followed by a Q&A session
11:00 – coffee break
11.15 – meeting the model
11.30 – simple beauty lighting set up, and your first session with our model
1pm – lunch
1.30 – model posing techniques
2.30 – Hollywood style lighting – how to get the best results using this technique, hands-on session
3.15 – fashion shot made simple – more lighting techniques and another hands-on session with our model
3.45 – general Q&A session
4pm – finish!
There will be plenty of opportunities to shoot one-to-one with our model, with help and guidance from Jon!
A great chance to put your newly learnt skills to practice, and make start on building your portfolio.
|Course key facts|
|Course level 1
beginner and intermediate
optimal tutor attention
10:00am – 4:00pm
Wimbledon Art Studios10 Riverside Yard
London SW17 0BB
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Jon has been a professional photographer for 30 years, working mostly in the highly competitive world of Fashion, Advertising and Glamour markets.
His commissions have taken him all over the world, shooting for a wide range of clients such as Gucci, Vogue, Dunlop, Ferrari, B.P., P&O, British Airways, Dr Who, and the BBC. Jon has also been commissioned by several leading Photo libraries such as Getty Images, and the Telegraph, shooting stock images.
His wide range of professional experience he has applied to teaching international students world wide and fellow professionals. He has been commissioned to do several Fashion and Advertising workshops for The B.I.P.P., The Royal Photographic Society, Brooks Institute in LA, and is sponsored by Bowen’s lighting, Mamiya Cameras, Phase One, and Lastolite, who all support his lectures and workshops.
Jon also teaches Fashion & Advertising (part time) at the American Intercontinental University in London.
If you have any questions about this workshop – feel free to email us at email@example.com or call our studio on 020 8947 8118.