Understanding Light Patterns for Portraiture (2.5 Hr)


This basic course demonstrates the essential techniques beginning photographers need to know to start working with studio lighting. DMS Creative Solutions introduces the two types of artificial light (speedlights and studio strobes), shows how to assemble a continuous lighting setup, and then explains key concepts such as lighting ratios. They also offers tips for getting better results from an on-camera flash, and taking your photos to the next level with an external speedlight.

Topics include:

  • Sources of Artificial Light 
  • Controlling Artificial Light
  • Understanding lighting positions
  • Lighting setups, patterns and ratios
  • Speedlights
  • Using an external flash


Fee - $89