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...masterclass

Course includes:

Hein Waschefort 2

All about flash

  1. Colour and colour temperature
  2. Flash power and speed
  3. Camera curtain sync

Studio lighting

  1. Tungsten studio lighting
  2. LED studio lighting
  3. Electronic flash/strobe studio lighting
  4. Other lighting fittings and  accessories.
  5. Studio portrait evaluation
  6. Broad and short lighting
  7. Basic studio lighting positions (the portrait studio clock)

Creative portrait styles and techniques

  1. Visit the old masters, discuss and plan shoots inspired by the masters
  2. Preparation for rest of course
  3. Equipment
  4. Props
  5. Contemporary and modern portraitur
  6. Discussion and show

An intensive theoretical and practical course on studio and on location photography dealing with all aspects of PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY. This course provides the know-how for photographers wanting to go into professional studio & outdoor people photography and also for serious amateurs wanting to set-up and use a photo studio optimally.

Participants are limited and booking is essential

VISUAL SKILLS SCHOOL STUDIO 2Hein Waschefort 1

4 DAY CREATIVE PORTRAITURE - 24-27 Nov. 2017

Presented by Hein Waschefort (assisted by VSS students) in Port Elizabeth - Venue has full-board luxury accommodation for participants traveling far.

Sunday - FULL DAY

Friday 16h00 onwards

 

VISUAL SKILLS SCHOOL STUDIO 5

Hein Waschefort 5

Hein Waschefort 4

 

SATURDAY - FULL DAY

Make-up
Theory/practical

  1. Assessing the Face shape
  2. Illusions
  3. Tools of the Trade
  4. Demonsration using make-up similar to 'The starter photography make-up kit'*

Studio photography

Practical shoot portraits with following lighting positions

  1. Paramount-lighting
  2. Loop-lighting
  3. Rembrandt or 45° lighting
  4. Split lighting
  5. Profile or rim lighting
  6. Advanced creative lighting
  7. Shoot using smoke and kicker flash and colour gels
  8. Shoot using bubbles and other translucent materials
  9. Shoot with Green Screen

On location (theme) photography
Visual show (after dinner) to stimulate creative thinking

 

Course fee:

Multi Model Shoot
Theory

  1. Outdoor lighting techniques
  2. Fill in flash
  3. Freeze movement
  4. Capture movement
  5. Multi model Shoot

Multi Model Shoot
Practical -On location theme photography

  1. Direct & shoot multi model photo setup
  2. Direct lighting
  3. Manage wardrobe & props
  4. Make-up & hair
  5. Special effects
  6. Movement
  7. Multi image
  8. Fill-in flash
  9. Tungsten flood

 

Monday 16h00 onwards

Lightroom & Photoshop
on own photos:

  1. Workflow from lightroom to Photoshop vignette, clarity and exposure using auto mask in Lightroom
  2. Work with 'clever' layers and styles in Photoshop
  3. Advanced layer editing and cloning on selective fields
  4. Photoshop: advanced filters and textures on layers and introducing a touch of colour (a great new technique)
  5. Selective soft focus and skin rendering my way

 

Our venue

Hein Waschefort 7

Some of our models

Hein Waschefort 6