Each course can be tailored to meet the photographer’s needs. All courses are tutored by a qualified photographer in a soberly equipped studio, and include instruction in lighting techniques.
We offer courses in Studio Basics, Portrait and Fashion Photography, Glamour and Glamour Fashion Photography, Boudoir Photography and Tasteful Art Nudes.
The photographer can expect to receive one to one tuition on various styles of shots, with advice on best practice for lighting and model positioning to achieve professional images.Only experienced models will be provided for the courses. The photographer will need to bring their own camera to the shoot. We aim to help each photographer to build on their skills in a relaxed atmosphere conducive to learning.
Group Courses on Studio Lighting Techniques
This course is runs once a month and is aimed to help photographers new to studio work gain an insight into the various ways you can use lighting to produce a variety of effects not just in the studio environment but with portable lighting kits on location or in the home. Advice will also be given on best practises on marketing, information on quality suppliers of equipment etc., including a discount vouchers in your pack to redeem to get yourself started. This course caters for up to six photographers and runs for a full day. Included is the tuition, models fees, example marketing leaflets, lunch, refreshments and advice on the genres of photography you can promote your new skills. You will be supplied with information on the essential equipment you will need to get started and where to source it, and the opportunity to put into practice your new skills with the model on a one to one shoot which will be critic by the qualified professional photographer present in order to present you with a certificate of achievement which you may display with pride.
Studio Basics Course
This course is designed to give the photographer an introduction into the world of studio work. The content of this course will include guidance into styling shots, the use of studio lighting plus techniques and working with an experienced model in a professional studio.
This is a practical course and will run for approximately 3 hour, giving the photographer the opportunity to experiment with shots and lighting using a model under the guidance of a qualified photographer.
Portrait & Fashion Photography
This course is designed to help photographers with their styling and shooting techniques in portrait and fashion photography, providing them with the opportunity to work with a model on portrait and full length shots. You can expect to receive tip on the best lighting techniques to utilise with this style of shooting.The course will run for approximately 4 hours and is practically based.
Glamour & Glamour Fashion Photography
This course is designed to give the photographer an insight into creating stunning glamour and glamour fashion images. The photographer can expect to receive guidance and advice on how to work with a model, create the appropriate lighting for this style of shot. The session will last approximately 4 hours in which the photographer will have the opportunity to shoot continuously with a model.
Learn how to work with a model, set a scene and light a shot to create boudoir images. The photographer will receive tips and guidance into creating a boudoir look that will translate through the images produced. The course will run for 4 hours and will include professional advice and an experienced model.
Tasteful Art Nudes
The Tasteful Art Nude course will enable the photographer to experience art nude photography under the guidance of a professional photographer with an experienced model.The photographer will gain experience in high and low key lighting techniques and special effects lighting to create dramatic ‘body art’ images.Each model on this course is very experienced in this style of shot, enamelling you to create stunning images .The model and professional photographer aim to create a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere to encourage learning. This course is approximately 4 hours and will include the professional photographer’s advice throughout.