Lighting I

ART X 440.22
Through demonstration, in-class discussion, and hands-on work in the studio, gain a basic understanding of how to use natural and artificial lighting to enhance your subject.
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Starting at $849.00
As few as 5 weeks
4.0

What you can learn.

  • Photograph a variety of subjects to learn common lighting issues and powerful solutions
  • Learn the use of light meters, reflectors, fill flash, soft boxes, and the safe operation of studio strobe equipment
  • Explore the tools to expand not only your lighting abilities, but also insight into establishing your personal style
  • Gain experience in a working photography studio
  • Gain confidence achieving your personal vision with light

About this course:

Whether you're shooting people, products, still life, or landscapes, understanding how light interacts with your subject matter is critical to mastering the art of photography. This course covers both artificial (strobes and hot lights) and natural lighting, as well as the combination of both. Students photograph a variety of subjects to learn common lighting issues and powerful solutions needed to capture that great image. Instruction covers the use of light meters, reflectors, fill flash, soft boxes, and the safe operation of studio strobe equipment. This course consists of three hands-on meetings at a fully equipped professional photography studio in Hollywood and five classroom meetings that include lecture, discussion, and critiques.
Suggested Prerequisites

It is advisable that you complete the following (or equivalent) since they are prerequisites for Lighting I.

X 438.9 Photography I.

Summer 2019 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Available
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Monday, Saturday
Instructor: Van Ditthavong
368315
Fee:
$849.00
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Refund Deadline
No refunds after July 15, 2019
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Mon Jul 8, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 113
Discussion
Mon Jul 15, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 113
Off-Site
Sat Jul 20, 2019
10:00AM - 5:00PM
Los Angeles
FD Studios
Discussion
Mon Jul 22, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 113
Off-Site
Sat Jul 27, 2019
10:00AM - 5:00PM
Los Angeles
FD Studios
Discussion
Mon Jul 29, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 113
Off-Site
Sat Aug 3, 2019
10:00AM - 5:00PM
Los Angeles
FD Studios
Discussion
Mon Aug 5, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 113

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