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wynnesome
Posts: 5,420
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 14 12 02:51 pm  Link  Quote 
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wynnesome
Posts: 5,420
Long Beach, California, US


Great class for photographers new to the studio, whether you have past experience (even a lot of it!) in shooting outdoors/available light, or are just starting out shooting at all.
Nov 15 12 02:44 pm  Link  Quote 
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wynnesome
Posts: 5,420
Long Beach, California, US


Do you know how to turn your overexposure warning on, and WHY you want to?

Do you know what that black bar is across half your frame?

Do you know why you can't use auto exposure settings when shooting with strobe lights?

You will know and understand the hows and whys of these topics and many more after this class!
Nov 16 12 12:23 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
wynnesome
Posts: 5,420
Long Beach, California, US


Since Feb 2011, participants have been exiting this class saying one thing over and over again: "I didn't have any idea I would learn SO much!"
Nov 17 12 10:47 am  Link  Quote 
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wynnesome
Posts: 5,420
Long Beach, California, US


Learn on our gear, but the idea is that you'll learn what functions and settings to look for on any lights, even if they aren't in the same place.
Nov 18 12 02:31 pm  Link  Quote 
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