How to shoot lifestyle images | Profoto (CA)
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How to shoot lifestyle images

Learn how to master difficult light, when shooting spontaneously, at dusk or dawn, and in mixed light.

$80.00 CAD

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Description

About this course

This course is in English.

In this course, we’re getting into setups for soft and hard light, and when to use them. Emma shows how to take on difficult light, when shooting spontaneously, at dusk or dawn, and in mixed light. You’ll get a hang of gels, enhancing ambient light, HSS, grids and when to alternate between off and on camera flash. Emma also reveals her favorite go-to setups.

Suitable for all levels of knowledge

Duration: 45 min

What you get in this course

  • Instant knowledge on lifestyle photography
  • Ability to elevate content from reality to Instagram
  • Knowledge on how to mix ambient light with flash
  • Tools to grow your content business
What you'll learn

Discover how to:

  • Get soft light
  • Get hard light
  • Shoot event photos
  • Shoot in difficult situations like dusk or dawn
  • Use corrective and creative gels
  • Enhance ambient light
  • Create your own go-to setups
  • Use flash on-camera and off-camera

What you may need

Essential information

Here are some things that are good to know, as well as useful gear to use for this course. These are simply recommendations, not requirements.

Recommended gear

To do the exercises you need at least one light for off-camera use and gels.

For the final hero image in this course we used:

  • 2 x light for on- and off-camera use
  • 1 x softbox
  • 1 x color gel
  • Extras: light stands

Useful knowledge

  • Lighting skill level: Suitable for all levels of knowledge
  • Camera skill level: Comfortable handling a camera in manual mode

Meet the teacher
Emma Svensson
Adventurer, climber, photographer and vanlifer Emma Svensson has built her brand around natural-looking lifestyle content. Her approach is always very hands-on, but the seemingly effortless process is based on many years of hard-earned professional photography in some of the world’s most spectacular locations. She is popular both for her photographic style, but also for the ability to engage, inspire and pass on her insights to other aspiring shooters.
Meet the teacher

Emma Svensson

Adventurer, climber, photographer and vanlifer Emma Svensson has built her brand around natural-looking lifestyle content. Her approach is always very hands-on, but the seemingly effortless process is based on many years of hard-earned professional photography in some of the world’s most spectacular locations. She is popular both for her photographic style, but also for the ability to engage, inspire and pass on her insights to other aspiring shooters.

Frequently Asked Questions

What’s the difference between a series and a course?

A series consists of two or more courses from the same photographer. If you buy a series, you will benefit from a bundled offer for the entire package. Also, when you complete a series, you’ll receive personal feedback from one of our instructors and become a Certified Light Shaper.

Do I have to own Profoto products in order to take your courses?

No. All our courses are designed to improve your photography, regardless of what equipment you’re using.

How do I access the courses I buy?

As soon as we’ve received payment, you can view or take all your courses online - simply by logging on to the Profoto Academy website. You’ll find your courses at the Profoto Academy start page.

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Profoto products in action

You don’t need to own Profoto products to learn from this course. But just in case you’re interested, here are the ones we used:

Profoto B10 & B10 Plus

Profoto A10

Air Remote TTL

OCF Softbox Rectangular

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OCF Adapter

Profoto Clic Gel

OCF II Gels