This one day course will take the mystery out of creating beautiful portraits indoors and outdoors, in all kinds of lighting conditions. Topics will include composition, poses, working with light, locations, clothes, props, choosing the right gear, capturing people while traveling and more. The course will also dive into the correct camera settings for different situations and how to achieve desired effects from your camera. All kinds of lighting gear will be shown from flash to reflectors and diffusers to portable soft boxes and radio transmitters. There will also be live demonstrations indoors and outside to show how to use certain gear to create the look you want to achieve. The importance of Photoshop in the portrait workflow will also be covered, showing techniques and retouching methods to push your photographs to the next level.
PrerequisitesART X 438.9 Photography I, or equivalent knowledge of basic photographic techniques using a DSLR. Basic knowledge of Photoshop is helpful but not required.
Applies Towards the Following Certificates
- Study Abroad at UCLA Program : Required