Seminar Sponsored by Adorama and Westcott

Lighting for Headshots

David Piazza, Technical Advisor, F.J. Westcott, Inc.

Wednesday, July 18, 2012   5:30PM - 8:00PM
Price: $25.00
Registration deadline for this event is July 17, 2012

 

Each attendee will receive a $25.00 coupon at the event in exchange for a copy of their registration receipt.
The coupon will be valid for 30 days towards the purchase of any merchandise when presented at either Adorama’s retail store at 42 West 18th Street, New York, or for an online purchase at www.adorama.com

Event Description:

Headshots are a prerequisite in the entertainment, modeling, corporate and business worlds, where the photograph of the person is a clear image that not only shows them off to their best advantage, but also captures their personality.

Headshots are valuable for a wide range of applications including getting work in film, television, commercials, and theatre careers, as well as use in corporate annual reports, press releases and other promotional situations. Every serious professional whatever your field of work or business, should have a good headshot of themselves at the ready. Constant updating of headshots to show your current look, are as important as the quality of the image, and this results in a strong market need for capable and competent headshot photographers.

This 'Lighting for Headshots' seminar will help you learn the basics of clean, professional lighting techniques that are vital for every portrait photographer to master. Light source selection, lens, backgrounds, light modifiers, lighting patterns and posing techniques are some of the critical subjects covered in this hands-on Workshop.

 

Requirements:

Bring your camera, with mid range and/or long zoom lens, so you can learn first hand and see the results of different techniques and light modifiers. Lighting set-up and live model are provided so you can get the most out of this informative seminar.

Attendees should have a basic understanding of manual exposure and be able to set their DSLR for "custom" white balance.

Level: Intermediate Beginner through Advanced

Biography:

David Piazza

Gaining a love for photography during high school, David Piazza received formal photographic training at Newcastle Polytechnic in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England. Now with over 30 years of experience in the photographic industry, shooting weddings, portraits, event photography, and managing color labs, and presently Westcott Technical Advisor, David has also had the unique opportunity of working with the most renowned photographers in our industry today. Dave will walk you step by step through the basics of image capture and lighting into some of the most desired lighting techniques.

For more information: www.fjwestcott.com

Register:

Price: $25.00

Each attendee will receive a $25.00 coupon at the Seminar in exchange for a copy of their registration receipt.
The coupon will be valid for 30 days towards the purchase of any merchandise when presented at either Adorama’s retail store at 42 West 18th Street, New York, or for an online purchase at www.adorama.com

Schedule: Wednesday, July 18, 2012   5:30PM - 8:00PM
Location: The Adorama Building, 42 West 18th Street 5th floor.

 

 

 

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