In today’s world, just about everyone could benefit from a professional headshot. Whether it’s for business, social media, or just for fun, headshots provide an enormous market and surprisingly enough, you don’t need big expensive lights to achieve a high dollar/high-value product. With as few as one Speedlite and a camera, you can produce stunning images just about anywhere, because Speedlites give you the portability you need to make the world your studio!
In this class, we’ll start with portrait lighting basics as a foundation. Your instructor will show on-screen examples of very simple one-light set-ups (on-camera and off-camera) to get you very familiar with making the most by using minimal gear. Next, we’ll cover the basic tools needed to accomplish the task including cameras, lenses, reflectors and basic Speedlite techniques for creating beautiful portraits as well as light discussion on focusing and composition techniques.