Master Craftsman Photographer James Schmelzer will take you step by step through the theory and techniques behind great studio photography. Go behind the scenes in a variety of different lighting setups and find out where to place your camera and lights. You’ll get an in-depth overview of the different patterns of light, such as Split, Broad, Short, Rembrandt & Butterfly, to name a few, and when to use each pattern.
Whether you are just starting out or a seasoned veteran of photography, you do not want to miss out on this opportunity with Master Craftsmen and Professional Photographer James Schmelzer as he explains how to use versatility in photography to grow your business. Utilize the same lighting skills you learn in this class in a boudoir session as well as a senior portrait session to double your clientele.
After attending this seminar, you will have the confidence and understanding of how to take studio portraits to the next level using constant lighting. James is known for his consistently outstanding style of portrait and wedding photography.
- Studio & Outdoor Lighting Techniques using various light modifiers
- How to use versatility within your photography to grow your business
- Learn constant lighting for hybrid photography
- Learn facial analysis and how to correct with lighting
Sponsored by Panasonic LUMIX.
Known for his consistently outstanding style of portraits and wedding photography, James Schmelzer is an internationally known Master Craftsmen photographer, lecturer, and owner of Elite Photographic Studio located in Shelby Township, Michigan. As a professional photographer for more than 30 years James has been awarded the Photographic Craftsmen and Master of Photography from the Professional Photographers of America, Accolade of Photographic Mastery from Wedding & Portrait Photographers International, among many others. Besides owning his own studio, James conducts workshops, speaks at seminars and events, and demonstrates photographic lighting techniques at trade shows around the world. James is on the Panasonic Lumix Global Ambassador Team.