Course DescriptionCreating and controlling artificial light is critical to success in professional photography. This course specifically addresses lighting people, the central concern of most editorial and commercial photography. Instruction focuses on using lighting to transform subject and environment creating striking and memorable images. Using strobe and continuous light, students learn to balance artificial and natural light, creating color with the lights and in the camera, and giving still images a sense of motion. Students also learn to set a mood, create a personal style, and evoke emotion using artificial light. The course includes lecture, demonstration, feedback, and three photo shoots at a fully equipped Hollywood studio.