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NATURAL WINDOW LIGHT PHOTOGRAPHY

Learn how to take photos of people, pets and still life with a simple window light setup. Some of the prettiest light is window light. It is a very simple shot once you understand how to set it up. These photos are great to work on and relieve cabin fever while we wait for spring to come.

LESSON OUTLINE

  • Which windows work best
  • Basic lighting patterns
  • How to meter and expose for window light
  • How to use a reflector to fill in shadows
  • Tips for posing people
  • Creative use of shadow
  • Adding a soft focus effect to your images
  • Styling tips for still life
  • When and how to use a diffuser

REQUIREMENTS

  • You must have a basic understanding of your camera.
  • You will need a tripod.
  • You'll need a few simple accessories like a piece of white foam board and a white bed sheet if you don't have a reflector.
  • You may not use previously shot work for this course

HOW IT WORKS

  • You will receive a reminder email on the course start date when your lesson is ready.
  • This course includes one written lesson in PDF format consisting of our best photography tips, detailed instructions and a photo assignment.
  • You will have two weeks including two weekends to work on your assignment.
  • You can ask questions, post work in progress, ask for help or chat with your classmates or instructors as you work on your assignment. We are here to help and a lively discussion makes the class a richer experience for everyone.
  • After shooting the assignment you will upload your photos to the website by the due date and we will critique your photos and give you helpful advice and tips.
  • The class is open for two weeks after the final assignment and we can answer any follow up questions you have after the critiques.


Course Overview
Price: $39

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