Lighting for Fashion Photography
Phaneendra GudapatiPhaneendra Gudapati is a portrait artist located in Plano, TX. He is inspired by classical portraiture, paintings by old masters and fashion and loves to create a fusion between fine art and fashion in his work. PG is a self-confessed “technology junkie”, always learning about the craft of photography. He loves sharing his insights and helping fellow travelers in their artistic journey. PG is PPA Master of Photography, Photographic Craftsman, Certified Professional Photographer and Adobe Certified Photoshop Expert.
About the Class
Do you have difficulty achieving quality images in camera without having to correct your exposures in Photoshop? Do you wish your images had the right density and punch without having to constantly adjust them before you present to clients? Do you want to learn how to rely less on Photoshop and make your workflow faster by producing beautiful work straight out of the camera (SOOC)?
It all begins with the right lighting. Aside from knowing how to operate your camera, lighting is the most important element of photography. In this program learn how PG lights his subjects for his fashion oriented portraits. You will come to understand light behavior and the thought process that PG uses for some of his most favorite professional lighting set ups. Learn how to use your studio equipment to achieve quality and contrast of lighting. This is the magic to creating beautiful images in camera without a dependence on the use of Photoshop to correct exposures. Discover the science behind lighting to achieve your artistic vision by learning the practical implications of the Inverse square law. This will help you to manipulate light to get the quality and contrast you seek to make your subjects beautiful works of art. Return home to your studios with the knowledge that you can immediately incorporate into your everyday work.