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wynnesome
Posts: 5,365
Long Beach, California, US


Through the end of 2012, this class is being offered on the basis of individually scheduled private and semi-private sessions.

This is an ENTRY LEVEL class, with no prerequisite knowledge of camera settings or lighting gear.


Intro to Studio Photo Shooting
D. M. Gremlin Studios, Long Beach CA

Class fee is $60/person, with payment due no later than 48 hours in advance to confirm.
Class duration is 2 hours for single-person private sessions, or 3 hours for group classes with 2-4 participants.
Please email studio@dm-gremlin.com or call 866-334-4364 for further information or to register.

Before you can get creative in the studio environment, you'll need to have a basic comfort level with the lighting and equipment you'll be using to shape your shots. This class is designed to meet that goal, whether you're coming into the studio just starting in photography, or having previous experience shooting outdoors/in available light.

This class presents detailed fundamentals of the controls and features of studio strobes and wireless flash sync triggers, how they interface with your camera, and what camera settings and functions you need to know and use for shooting in manual mode in the studio.

The classes will be presented/demonstrated using D. M. Gremlin Studios' complement of AlienBees strobe lights and Pocket Wizard wireless transceivers.  However, the information covered applies to a wide range of studio lighting equipment, whether you're shooting here or elsewhere.

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Nov 03 12 09:01 am  Link  Quote 
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wynnesome
Posts: 5,365
Long Beach, California, US


This class is great for those who are new to photography, or just new to shooting in the studio. Give you a head start on the basics, and ins-and-outs of strobe lights and flash sync, so you are prepared to hold your own shoots!
Nov 04 12 03:18 pm  Link  Quote 
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wynnesome
Posts: 5,365
Long Beach, California, US


DETAILED fundamentals... even if you already have some knowledge of your camera and shooting in  manual mode, you will come out of this class with a much better understanding of how strobe lights and your camera work together.
Nov 05 12 08:29 am  Link  Quote 
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wynnesome
Posts: 5,365
Long Beach, California, US


Do you know what your maximum sync speed is, and WHY?

What's that black bar across half your frame?

Why is your shot overexposed no matter how far you power down the lights?

These problems sound familiar? Come learn the basics of strobes and camera settings for the studio, and avoid these pitfalls and frustrations!
Nov 06 12 09:47 am  Link  Quote 
Photographer
wynnesome
Posts: 5,365
Long Beach, California, US


Individual private sessions, semi-private for two, or small group sessions for 3-4 people. Never more than 4, so everyone understands every piece of information and how it applies on their own camera.
Nov 07 12 03:33 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
wynnesome
Posts: 5,365
Long Beach, California, US


Ken, I still haven't heard from you regarding scheduling... love that you want to take the class, so drop me an email at the studio. Scheduling for studio events doesn't happen through MM.
Nov 08 12 01:22 pm  Link  Quote 
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