Portraits at Night
with Matt Hill
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11 Choosing a Light Source20:06
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About The Class
Capture people in enchanting night backdrops
Learn to capture amazing environmental portraits at night and incorporate a starry landscape or beautiful urban environment with your subjects. Get started in night portraiture by knowing what gear to choose, what to look for in locations and how to use your friends as subjects. Incorporate lights into your night photos and bring life to a long exposure. In this class you’ll learn:
How to take self portraits at night without losing any of your background or subject
How to choose a light source and add life to long exposures
What to get right in camera and how to develop your images further in lightroom
How to safely use pyrotechnics to take your portraits to another level
Fundamentals of Night Portraiture04:52
Gear and Preparation16:51
Choosing a Light Source20:06
Adding Life to Long Exposure22:18
Pushing Your Creativity18:25
Paper Outfits at Night11:00
Night Photos: Call for Submissions00:54
What You Get With This Class01:12
70% of students recommend this class.
See what some of them have to say.
I learned some techniques in Matt's class, which were helpful, but believe this was for the advanced photographer and i was a little confused at times. i would've liked to know the "how to" with the lights, showing how to program them with more detail. I am just learning how to set my camera for different lighting situations. But a very interesting course and glad i went through it.
Great class! Liked it so much that I booked a trip to Colorado to work with Matt and Lance on one of their National Parks at Night classes. Highly recommend.
While I believe this course is more beneficial for a photographer with better night photography and lighting skills, I learned quite a bit. This class made me think of some interesting ideas, especially using regular light sources such as flashlights or a pixelstick.
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