Portrait Photography Course
Master your flash, set up studio lights and take better portraits. Improve your location portrait photography with flashes, reflectors and natural light.
Develop flash photography skills and build your portfolio. With four different set-ups both in the studio and on location, combing flash and ambient light this course will give you confidence using flashes on and off camera.
Gain experience setting-up the lights, photographing a model and learn a few simple lighting set-ups. Feel confident photographing with flash, natural light and reflectors. Using flash outdoors will give you more options in your own portrait photography.
Areas Covered: setting-up a studio with, lights and paper backgrounds, off-camera flash, finding locations, posing.
Provided: the model, background, flashes and wireless connections. Sony cameras please check hot-shoe connection.
Equipment: DSLR, Compact System or Micro Four Thirds Cameras. Standard zoom lens & fast fixed lens are useful, please check if unsure.
Cards & Batteries: Space on your SD cards, fully charged batteries including a spare.
Meeting Point: Aldbury Memorial Hall, HP23 5RR
1000 Using a Studio
1030 White Background
1115 Black Background
1230 Creative Lighting
1330 Off-Camera Flash Interior
1415 Off-Camera Flash Exterior
Booking: To secure your place on this course, please click the blue ‘Book on Course’ button on the right hand side of this page, adding the course to your basket.
Provisions: You will need to provide your own food on the training day as MelenTraining does not offer this facility. When we are on location there will be a break for lunch near cafes and restaurants and you are more than welcome to bring your own packed lunch.
Cancellation Policy: Costs are incurred when we run our training courses and for this reason we are unable to offer any refund in the event of your non-attendance on the day of the course that you have purchased. This is irrespective of your circumstances or reasons. If we receive notice one month before the date of your course that you unable to attend and we are able to fill your place then we will issue a credit note for an alternative course. If you are unable to attend with twelve months of the course date we will issue no further credit notes.
We reserve the right to remove, cancel or alter the date of any of our training courses, we will inform you of alternative dates and depending on the circumstances of the cancellation issue a full refund or credit note for a similar course. If the course is cancelled due to extreme weather conditions we will offer another date for the course, 1:1 training session or a credit note for a similar course.
Vouchers: All vouchers must be used with in 12 months of the date of purchase. Vouchers can be used as part or full payment of a course or 1:1 session.
Liability: Although every care will be provided by YellowMelen (MelenTraining) and Philip Richardson, no responsibility will be accepted for any indirect loss or damage caused to your equipment. As the client you will need adequate insurance against the loss or damage of your equipment.