Studio Portraiture: Special Effects Lighting Byron Community College

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Studio Portraiture: Special Effects Lighting

Studio Portraiture: Special Effects Lighting

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.

In this NEW small group, practical workshop, students will create fun, artistic and unique portrait & self-portrait photographs in the studio, using their DSLR camera, tripod and specialised lighting (lighting supplied by Caroline). During the afternoon & evening session, learn about long exposure photography and portraiture special effects lighting techniques while venturing outside your comfort zone. You will discover how to see in exciting and creative ways, experimenting with a variety of light sources and visually arresting special effects to create strong imagery and really start to use your camera like a professional. Be inspired, gain feedback, explore photographic studio creativity, colour, tone and the essential camera techniques for artistic portraiture photography with one of Australia’s leading freelance photographers.

What to bring

  • DSLR Camera with capabilities of 30" (seconds) shutter speed
  • Tripod (essential)
  • Remote shutter release
  • Hand held camera flash (if you have one)
  • Fully charged & spare camera batteries
  • Memory card
  • Camera manual
  • Dinner/snacks (fridge & microwave available)
  • Pen and paper

Feedback From Past Students

“Great fun! It was excellent to learn about the special lighting effects and to gain confidence in using the settings in my camera.” Helen Kay

“Cally has a great vibrant personality and is excellent at relaying information to students at varying skill levels.” Shiva Smyth

Important information

Once your enrolment is completed you will receive a confirmation email. This email will be your receipt and inform you of the dates, time and venue of your course, it will also let you know of anything you need to take to class with you. Please make sure that you give us a valid email address and mobile number as any course changes will be communicated via sms or email.

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We keep our class sizes small so that you get a better experience. Avoid disappointment, enrol early!

Want to get a group together to do a course or workshop at a time that suits you? We can arrange an exculsive workshop or course for you(min 8 students or more) Contact us at or call 02 6684 3374 for more details.