Lighting with Gels
with Clay Patrick McBride
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01 Class Introduction05:21
Class duration: 4h 9mSee all 17 lessons
About The Class
Add color into your portrait photography
Color has a way of making the ordinary extraordinary. In this course, Clay Patrick McBride will explore the power of gels. He’ll show how to light and create dynamic images by balancing and accentuating color.
Shoot: Introducing Gels17:37
Shoot: Adding Warmth with Gels08:30
Shoot: Dual Colored Shadow06:43
Shoot: Gelling Background Color18:04
Combining Light Sources Overview06:48
Shoot: Light Shaping Tools22:36
Shoot: Red Gel on Red Background12:04
Shoot: Grid Spot, Defining Color07:54
Gradient Color Overview04:36
Shoot: Creating Gradient Color29:47
Shoot: Split Gels, Warm and Cool Color25:54
Long Exposure Overview03:37
Test Shoot: Long Exposure with Gels28:42
Shoot: Long Exposure with Gels12:47
Clay Patrick McBride
McBride’s portraits of top athletes and musicians such as LeBron James, Allen Iverson, Metallica, Norah Jones, Jay Z, and Kanye West have appeared in countless magazines, among them Rolling Stone, Sports Illustrated and NY Magazine. His commercial work includes dozens of album covers for Sony, Blue Note and Atlantic Records, as well as print campaigns for Pontiac, Boost Mobile and Nike. ... read moreSee instructor's Classes
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Great class if you're wanting to learn how to work with gels! This class will take you through the process step by step as you build your shooting playbook. I enjoyed Clay's honest and simple approach. Clay and his assistant, Chris, make a great team as they show how gels work and show you what not to do. They make learning fun!
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I found Clay's classes and teaching style worked very well for me. For example, Clay's method of first testing one light in a multiple light set-up and the adding the other lights one-by-one was great. I recommend this class for anyone working to add different lighting styles to their work.
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