We don’t shoot lots during the classes — just enough to test the setup and illustrate the point that we’re teaching. Of course we need some good shots to advertise the classes too. You’ll find sets from most of the classes starting in late 2011 through to the last class […]
These are some of Ben from last night’s studio lighting class. Ben was good enough to stand in when the model we had booked was unavailable. Ben is back again on Saturday for the afternoon class.
The open day was hugely successful with close to 60 people visiting throughout the day. The goal was to generate interest in the studio and our classes — I think we succeeded. Fredau was the star of the show. These are some of my setup shots from the day (it’s not […]
While there have big announcements from most of the gear manufacturers, for us, the Focus trade show this year was about networking. Of course seeing the gear is cool too. So while nothing has been set in stone yet, we’re discussing possible workshops with Bjorn Thomassen, Damian McGillicudy and Podge Kelly. […]
Learn the fundamentals of lighting for studio portraiture in a professional studio with an experienced tutor. Four classes of 1.5 — 2 hours each (for groups of 4 — 6 participants). The first class will be camera and studio familiarisation. The remaining three classes will be tutored shooting with an experienced […]
I had the opportunity to shoot with the ARRI tungsten lights at a John Tisbury workshop last month and finally gave into temptation. We now have a pair of the ARRI tungsten fresnel lights (a 150W and a 300W). Both have barn doors and the fresnel lens allows the light […]
With the new floor down, it actually looks a lot more like a photographic studio The minimum drop on the paper rolls is slightly more than 8′ so that should accomodate even tall models in heels. The plan is to add a second set of paper brackets on the wall on […]
The studio floor has been laid, the paper rolls hung and all the lighting gear is in place — we are now open for business. As a special offer for July (until we add the extras), bare studio hire is on special offer at £15 per hour (£45 for a […]