Picture Perfect Lighting
with Roberto Valenzuela
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01 Intro and Who This Class is For07:01
03 My Progress in Lighting10:09
Class duration: 12h 10mSee all 41 lessons
About The Class
good lighting makes all the difference.
Roberto is a photographer and educator committed to helping other photographers overcome roadblocks and produce their best work. In this class, he’ll teach you how to achieve perfect lighting in your portraits without always relying on bulky and expensive modifiers.
- How to handle Speedlites
- The best way to use natural light
- Studio lighting techniques
In Picture Perfect Lighting, Roberto will help you reduce the time you spend retouching in Photoshop so you can focus on what is really fun about photography: taking pictures. You’ll develop a better understanding of the principles behind photography lighting and learn about the gear that will make your work more beautiful – without weighing you down.
If your unedited images could use a little boost, don’t miss your chance to learn how create Picture Perfect Lighting with Roberto Valenzuela.
Intro and Who This Class is For07:01
3 Groups for All Lighting Scenarios09:00
My Progress in Lighting
It is boring when everyone shoots the same photos over and over. Roberto talks about developing a unique look.10:09
Analyzing Circumstantial Lighting51:46
Circumstantial Lighting Q & A04:16
Using a Reflector the Right Way15:45
5 Behaviors of Light: Overview and Angle15:22
5 Behaviors of Light: Inverse Square Law of Light13:05
5 Behaviors of Light: Relative Size21:43
5 Behaviors of Light: Relative Size Continued38:13
5 Behaviors of Light: Color12:26
5 Behaviors of Light: Reflective Surfaces05:39
5 Behaviors of Light: Q & A04:53
Location SWOT Analysis and 10 Things to Look For23:47
Location SWOT Analysis: Examples and Exercises45:13
Overview Q & A11:30
Speedlites: The Basics and TTL33:40
Speedlites: Manual Flash36:00
Speedlites: Zoom Flash08:35
Speedlites: Zoom and Rotating Flash Head and Reflectors12:50
Speedlites: First Curtain vs. Second Curtain Sync08:07
Speedlites: High Speed Sync12:01
Speedlites: Optical vs. Radio Systems06:38
Speedlites: Groups and Channels11:35
Location Lighting Upgrade Examples32:38
Indoor Lighting: Building on Ambient Light14:44
Outdoor Lighting : Speedlights in Direct Sunlight15:41
Outdoor Lighting: Using Speedlites in Shade22:29
Outdoor Lighting: Romantic Look and Patterns with Speedlites09:48
Indoor Lighting: Creating a Window with Strobes and a Curtain15:47
Indoor Lighting: Moody Light with Speedlites and Gels19:05
Indoor Lighting: Reflective Surfaces17:47
Indoor Lighting: Shooting Against a Window10:21
Indoor Lighting: Adding a Reference Point and Ambience07:15
Indoor Lighting: Shooting into a Mirror and Creating Separation04:59
Why You Need to Learn to Get it Right In Camera07:32
Location Photo Review and Analysis35:07
Intro to Reception Lighting SWOT Analysis15:49
Reception Lighting Setup32:01
Image Critique: Lighting Problems and Solutions46:32
Don't Limit Yourself As A Photographer04:02
10 Elements to Look For at a Location
100% of students recommend this class.
See what some of them have to say.
Im sitting in my office listening to Roberto with my earplugs on and I know I have already left 2 reviews but he's so funny…. my family comes into the office asking me "whats so funny" Roberto makes me laugh out loud with his jokes but at the same time, he is SO great at teaching. Im watching for second time to make sure all his good info is ingrained. HIGHLY recommend you take his workshop on Picture Perfect Lighting if you truly want to take your photography to the next level! WOW thats 3 reviews now…can you tell I am impressed
I'm taking a portrait photography course at NYIP online. one of the mentors there recommended the posing book by Roberto. I ended up ordering at the library the posing and the perfect practice book. I fell in love with both books...ended up buying them and signing up here for the year membership just so I can take all of his photos courses. I spent most of my weekend doing perfect lighting course here I am in love with the way that he teaches! He makes something so difficult and challenging for me make sense. I also like that he challenges us photographers to be true professionals. I am thrilled to have discovered Roberto and already noticed my photography is better in the short time that I've been studying him.
Roberto has the personaliyy and gift to relate to others.He is honest and shared some of rhe disaters that occurred, even with high paying and important clients when he failed to follow his proven and tested approaches. He has shared from his extensive knowledge developed by hard work and effort to master his craft. His dedication in attacking his weaknesses and making them a strength is inspiring. I have purchased many CL classes and all have worth the investment so I hesitated to purchase this course because I didn't think there was much new information. However the clear teaching and extensive knowledge shared by Roberto in his unique style caused me to purchase it gladly and believe it is an exceptional value. Roberto has shared his extensive tools, but you will never be the master of the craft without putting in the hard work and testing that roberto testified to. Thanks again CL for bringing the best to us and Thank you Roberto for taking the time and preparation to achive excellance in in this class.
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