Sculpting with Hard and Soft Light
with Erik Valind
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01 Class Introduction06:10
Class duration: 1h 30mSee all 6 lessons
About The Class
Would you like to expand your lighting repertoire beyond traditional portraits but don’t know where to start? Photographer and educator Erik Valind will teach you lighting techniques that you can use to sculpt curves and enhance features while photographing athletes.
In this intermediate class, Erik will show you how to:
- Understand and use the tools necessary to shape light
- Create dimensions and depth with light and angles
- Use special effects to control contrast and atmosphere
You know how to shape light for portraiture work, but it’s time to expand your knowledge and learn to take images that don’t focus on the face. After this class, you’ll be able to control and shape light in ways you couldn’t have previously imagined.
Creating Depth Through Direction05:48
Controlling Contrast in Portrait18:23
Controlling Contrast Through High Key Lighting25:09
Sculpting With Light18:11
Erik Valind is a freelance photographer, born and raised on the Florida beaches, now living in New York City. He specializes in commercial lifestyle photography and environmental portraiture with airy and energetic imagery defining his style and vision. ... read moreSee instructor's Classes
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He has good demeanor and there a few good tricks.
Good class, I like how he doesn't waste any time and moves through the course quickly, but covers the material needed.
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