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From blur to bokeh - Creative fashion lighting

4.7/5
Course participants’ average review after course completion.
(21 Reviews)

Part 3 of 3 in the Fashion Lighting series

$65.00

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Description

About this course

Study some advanced fashion lighting techniques and learn how to add creativity to your studio lighting, so your photos make an impact. Inject movement and energy into your shoot by combining continuous light and strobe during a long exposure. And control your light using grids and barn doors. Lastly, learn how to create the soft, hazy ‘bokeh’ effect, using gels to add color and express your creative vision.

Lighting skill level: Intermediate

Duration: 54 min

What you get in this course

  • Online light shaping course
  • Downloadable step-by-step guide
  • Scenario based teaching from real life photographic shoots
  • Unlimited access on all devices
What you'll learn

Discover how to:

  • Add movement and energy to images using continuous and flash lighting with a long exposure
  • Control your lighting using grids and barndoors
  • Use color and bokeh to help express your creative vision
  • Photograph with grids and barn doors to control the of spill light

What you may need

Essential information

Recommended gear

  • 2 x lights for off camera use
  • 1 x beauty dish with grid or similar light modifier of your choice
  • 1 x barndoor
  • 1 x color gel

Useful knowledge

  • Lighting skill level: Intermediate
    • Some understanding of artificial lighting and how it impacts an image
    • Experience of working with additional lighting to achieve a specific look
  • Camera skill level: Comfortable handling the camera in manual mode

Reviews

Paul Flaherty
06 April, 2020

none

Bianka Jaimes
10 March, 2020

i think this course is absolutely great cant wait to post my material

Marcello Scrofani
18 January, 2020

Nice and simple

Gerald Adelsgruber
28 December, 2019

Good to get inspired to leave the comfort zone and try something new

Anthony Falsarella
22 November, 2019

It was a great course to give you some creative ideas not only in composition, but also shaping the lighting to create something artistic and unique.

Barend Houtsmuller
10 December, 2019

The creativity of Lindsay is great in this video, she explains very well

Raoul
19 September, 2019

I like how the course explained.

Michael Jordon
04 July, 2019

Always happy to learn from the Brand Ambassadors, keeps learning on point.

Scott F.
13 June, 2019

Fantastic course....extremely helpful and straight forward...thanks Lindsay

Alejandro Navas
26 April, 2019

Yes, I’d definitely recommend this course to fellow photographers at all skill levels. Lindsay Adler’s style of teaching is clear and very motivating. I look forward to applying the techniques from these sessions.

Frank
13 April, 2019

Excellent course, full of ideas but also very practical: suit real-life situations and doesn't require huge quantities of kit.

Omar Aziz
07 December, 2018

أسلوب البوكيه المعروض فيه هذا الدرس جميل جداً ويختصر الكثير من المعدات.

Christian Lee
05 April, 2018

The detailed explanation describing the effect of movement within the image was very helpful. All points were covered clearly and the presentation was interesting as well as educational. Very well done.

Viktoriya Gladkikh
14 March, 2018

Please,specify the power of mono blocks at arrangement them in the scheme

Manu Antuna
12 March, 2018

I have tried, following Lindsay's advices and trying to add a personal touch to this kind of images and it works perfectly, thanks Profoto and Linsay for providing us such great lessons with much pedagogy.

Meet the teacher
Lindsay Adler
Lindsay is a top fashion photographer whose editorials have appeared in major publications, such as Marie Claire, InStyle and Elle. Known for her clean, bold and graphic style, she also loves to share her knowledge with others. That’s why she’s such a great teacher and one of the most requested public speakers in the photography business worldwide.
Meet the teacher

Lindsay Adler

Lindsay is a top fashion photographer whose editorials have appeared in major publications, such as Marie Claire, InStyle and Elle. Known for her clean, bold and graphic style, she also loves to share her knowledge with others. That’s why she’s such a great teacher and one of the most requested public speakers in the photography business worldwide.

Profoto products in action

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

Profoto D2

Softlight Reflector Silver

Grid 515 mm

Barndoor for Zoom Reflector

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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