Workshops

 SOURCELIGHT PHOTO WORKSHOPS

“Bringing your photography into focus…”

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Sourcelight Photo Workshops is a series of instructional seminars designed to improve your technical skills and spark your creative ability with a camera. In an intensive, small-group environment, our seminars combine exclusive information on pro techniques, procedures, and concepts with extensive, hands-on shooting opportunities and personal coaching for each participant.

MASTERY SERIES−CAMERA & SHOOTING SKILLS

Mastering Your DSLR 

A relaxed and informative 4-hour workshop for the emerging photographer who has moved from a basic point-and-shoot camera to the complexity of a digital SLR.  Beginning with a basic introduction to the camera, including file formats, ISO, white balance, exposure modes, metering, focus, and drive modes, the workshop also combines straight-forward instruction on how to set “The Triangle of Exposure” (aperture, shutter speed, and ISO) with easy-to-understand explanations on how the various settings and lens choices affect the look of your image.  Using your own camera and lenses, Mastering Your DSLR will help you gain confidence in your ability to effectively use your new gear.  For more information, including schedule and pricing, click here.

Mastering Composition

A thought-provoking 4-hour workshop for the serious amateur photographer who is ready to move from taking simple snapshots to consciously creating well-composed artworks in all photographic genres.  Beginning with a basic introduction on how to quickly analyze the scene to identify the important content, the workshop also combines instruction in using both time-honored art concepts and newer trends for organizing content and developing your own style.  For more information, including schedule and pricing, click here.

Mastering the Portrait

A practical follow-up to Mastering Your DSLR, Mastering the Portrait is an intensive half-day workshop for the serious amateur photographer who wants to learn how to take better family portraits.  Through demonstrations and hands-on practice, you’ll learn how to see light more functionally and control it with simple modifiers, how to be more deliberate in creating pleasing compositions, and how to create good rapport with your subjects to help them relax and reveal something memorable. For more information, including schedule and pricing, click here.

Mastering Outdoor Portrait Lighting

A practical follow-up to Mastering Your DSLR and Mastering the Portrait, Mastering Outdoor Portrait Lighting is a comprehensive educational workshop for the serious amateur photographer who wants to learn how to manage the complex lighting challenges of the outdoor portrait, and will help you gain confidence in your ability to capture a properly exposed image in any outdoor lighting situation. For more information, including schedule and pricing, click here.

Mastering the Landscape

A practical follow-up to the technical information and skills presented in Mastering Your DSLR, Mastering the Landscape is a comprehensive 6-hour educational workshop for the serious amateur photographer who wants to learn how to take better landscape photos.  Through demonstrations and hands-on practice in a variety of scenic local locations, you’ll learn how to recognize and be more deliberate in creating dynamic compositions, and how to master the lighting challenges of exterior exposure extremes. If your finished prints never seem to look like the pictures you saw through the viewfinder, Mastering the Landscape will help you transform your random snapshots into frameable art.  For more information, including schedule and pricing, click here.

 Mastery Series Combo Packages

Special pricing is available for any combination of two, three, four, or all five Mastery Series workshops.  For more information, click here.

 

THE FIGURE SERIES−GLAMOUR & FINE ART NUDE PHOTOGRAPHY

Glamour Boot Camp

A comprehensive 1-day educational workshop designed to help you create personally rewarding and professionally marketable glamour/boudoir photographs.  Featuring beautiful professional glamour models specifically selected for their workshop skills, Glamour Boot Camp is a unique opportunity to learn the glamour/boudoir-photography business from a professional glamour photographer while having the time of your life.  With enrollment limited to just 3 photographers, this workshop experience provides extensive personal interaction with the instructor and individual time for photographing the models. For more information, including schedule and pricing, click here.

The Formal Nude

Designed especially for photographers with little or no experience working with nude models, The Formal Nude is a unique one-and-a-half day workshop opportunity for up to 3 students to explore formal nude photography with guidance from an experienced instructor and professional fine-art nude photographer.  In a simple, non-intimidating studio environment, students learn to create classic bodyscape compositions that feature the lines, surfaces, and curves of the nude human form, plus a second session on the formal nude portrait.  In addition to technical instruction in composition, lighting, and equipment usage, students learn how to develop a concept and communicate it clearly and effectively in order to work with and direct their models.  Combining concise, easy-to-understand demonstrations with ample opportunities for individual sessions with the models, The Formal Nude will help you develop the confidence and skill to produce your own fine art nude photographs.  For more information, including schedule and pricing, click here.

The Personal Nude

An intensive two-day Master Class designed to help the intermediate fine art nude photographer go beyond routine imaging and discover his/her own unique style.  In this workshop you will be challenged to explore your own ideas and develop innovative conceptual approaches to express them.  High-level discussion and practical demonstrations of a variety of genres and techniques plus extensive opportunities to work with experienced figure models will help you take your concepts from imitative to innovative.  Limited to only 3 participants, The Personal Nude is a rare opportunity to develop your creative vision in a supportive, personalized environment with expert guidance from Sourcelight Photo Workshops’ professional fine-art nude photographers.  For more information, including schedule and pricing, click here.