Lighting Fundamentals

ART X 440.89

Get an introduction to the basic characteristics of light, including fundamental priciples of lighting for photography using only available light and simple, affordable accessories


What you can learn.

  • Learn techniques for lighting portraiture, landscape, location, and fine art photography
  • Learn basic flash and reflector-fill techniques
  • Complete creative lighting projects and receive personal critique

About this course:

The practice of photography is fundamentally the study of light itself. Understanding the basic characteristics of light and how it behaves is critical for photographers. This course introduces fundamental principles of lighting and techniques for achieving high-quality results using only available light and simple, affordable accessories. Through lectures, lighting projects, historical examples, and personal critique, students learn to identify and control the full spectrum of photographic lighting scenarios. Lighting techniques for portraiture, landscape, location/interiors, architecture, and fine art are covered in addition to basic flash and reflector-fill techniques.

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