LIGHTITLIKE: Annie Leibovitz
Saturday, June 22nd | 7pm - 10pm | Eastbank Esplanade (45.5136832,-122.6681209)
For our next LIGHTITLIKE course, we’ll show you how to pull off a fashion shoot and light like Annie Leibovitz. You’ll learn how to light a fashion shoot focusing on matching opposing natural light at sunset to get a fashion editorial effect. And we’ll show you how you can apply your new lighting skills to your own area of focus like weddings and product photography.
Ins and outs of shooting on-location and what you shouldn’t do
How to prep and plan for a fashion shoot
How to balance strobes with opposing natural light
What gear you need and how to get it super cheap
How to work with models
Posing, blocking and styling basics for fashion
“If you don’t have any shadows, you’re not in the light.” —Lady Gaga
Lady Gaga is not only right metaphorically here. If your subject has the light behind them, the part you see is darkened silhouettes and shadows. You’ll need light to match the natural light source.