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Introduction to Studio Portraiture - One Day Course


Saturday 29th February  2019 - 10:30 - 5:00

A unique opportunity to learn how to consistently create professional portraits with acclaimed artist Colin Gray. 

Colin will take you through the creative application of lighting, composition and camera techniques. 

Using professional flash heads and backdrops you will work with a variety of creative methods to achieve great results every time.  

The Formal Portrait & Studio Lighting:

·  Creating formal portraits using a professional photographic studio

·  Learning the basics of studio lighting including ‘High Key’ and ‘Low Key’ Lighting Techniques

·  Aperture and its effect on depth of field

·  Setting correct exposure using the light meter and studio lights

·  Making creative choices

Colin Gray studied at the Royal College of Art, London and lives and works in Glasgow. He has exhibited worldwide including shows at Kunsthal, Rotterdam; Encontros da Imagem, Braga, Portugal; House of Photography, Prague; Street Level Photoworks, and the Australian Centre of Photography in Sydney. He has appeared in numerous publications including 'The Photograph as Contemporary Art' by Charlotte Cotton.

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