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Photography Course for Studio Lighting

It takes experience and know-how to be proficient at Studio lighting and set-up. In this studio lighting class participants learn how to use various studio lighting options from experienced professional photographers. Different light configurations are covered and the course includes in-class projects to experiment with lighting options as they are presented. 

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Photography Course for Studio Lighting Course Dates

All classes in Boston, New York City, and Philadelphia start at 9:30 a.m. and end at 4:30 p.m.
and are led by a live instructor in the same classroom with you.
All online classes are led by a live instructor and run from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

Course Title Course Dates Course Location Fee Register
Photography Course for Studio Lighting
American Graphics Institute
American Graphics Institute
AGI Training Boston
120 Presidential Way
Woburn, MA 01801

Comparing strobe to constant lights

  • Difference in lights
  • When to use strobe vs continuous light  
  • Inanimate subjects vs animate subjects

When to use off camera flash

  • Avoiding shadows

Setting up 1, 2, and 3 lights      

  • Types of lights
  • Review of various configurations
  • When to use each configuration

Working with reflectors

  • Understanding the purpose of a reflector
  • Types of reflectors
  • When to use-benefits

Using lighting patterns

  • Understanding lighting patterns
  • Why you use patterns
  • Examples of popular lighting patterns
  • Portrait, split, Rembrandt, butterfly patterns
  • Using rim or accent lights

Taking advantage of grids

  • Understanding grids
  • Using a grid to light up a subject

Color temperature & white balance

  • Balancing your studio image
  • Working with gray cards and other calibration controls

Discovering how to meter ambient & strobes   

  • Working with various studio examples

A camera that can be set in manual mode and a flash, either detached or integrated, is required for this class. All other lighting used in this photography course is supplied for the workshop.

You will receive a comprehensive course manual for this class developed by the Adobe Certified Instructors at AGI. AGI instructors have created many of the official training guides and books for Adobe Systems.

Studio Lighting Photo Course
In this photography course for studio lighting you discover how to set up lighting to help you create the best images. Understand when to use different types of lights, including strobe and hot lights. Learn about options for off camera flash as well as how to set up configurations for 1, 2, or 3 light shots.


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AGI's team of experienced instructors are led by the design and usability expert and best-selling author of more than 20 books including Creative Cloud for Dummies, Creative Suite for Dummies, and Photoshop Digital Classroom. Classes are led by experienced professionals who have extensive professional and training experience.