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Posing and Lighting

with Bambi Cantrell

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  •   01 Posing and Lighting Overview

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Class duration: 17h 8m

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About The Class

In Bambi Cantrell's first creativeLIVE workshop, she led an powerful three-day course focused on posing and lighting techniques with a focus on wedding, boudoir, and portrait photography. This workshop was one of the most popular subjects we've hosted.

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Lesson Plan

  1. 01

    Posing and Lighting Overview

    1:27:52
  2. 02

    Shooting Boudoir With Natural Light

    50:03
  3. 03

    Posing and Lighting a Bride & Groom

    1:03:12
  4. 04

    More Posing With Natural Light

    1:02:31
  5. 05

    Critiques on student work

    38:18
  6. 06

    Q&A

    55:30
  7. 07

    SPECIAL: If You Can Afford Yourself, You're Too Cheap!

    09:15
  8. 08

    More on Posing and Lighting

    1:33:57
  9. 09

    Posing Boudoir With Hot Lights

    1:27:10
  10. 10

    Group Posing

    1:13:18
  11. 11

    Critique

    35:29
  12. 12

    Q&A

    27:07
  13. 13

    Starting out and charging what you're worth

    16:02
  14. 14

    Bambi is on Fire!

    19:45
  15. 15

    Using unique textures, locations & backgrounds

    1:23:39
  16. 16

    Posing a Model in the Bathroom and the Studio

    30:00
  17. 17

    Posing a Mature Woman

    25:40
  18. 18

    Faces, shapes, and the higher camera angle

    35:37
  19. 19

    Retouching Images in Photoshop

    37:01
  20. 20

    Image Critiques

    1:02:56
  21. 21

    Posing a Body Painted Model With Hot Lights

    34:14

Meet Your Expert

Bambi Cantrell

Bambi Cantrell has been photographing in the San Francisco Bay Area for over 25 years. Her passion for capturing the decisive moment and her subsequent creative style have made her a household name in the photographic industry.Among her many accomplishments, ... read more

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  • Creativelive Student

    Creativelive Student

    January 2012

    I'm very grateful to have the opportunity to lean from this course. This is such a fantastic value. Thank you, Bambi, for your time and talent. Thanks to Creative Live for making this resource available to us. I'm very, very thankful.

  • Creativelive Student

    March 2011

    I discovered CreativeLIVE this weekend. I am so glad that I did. This workshop was fabulous! I watched as much of the live broadcasts as I could. Then I kept my computer on throught the night so I could watch the rebroadcasts. I was compelled by all that I learned to purchase the course. Bambi is an incredible, down to earth, informative and funny woman. Her insights will have already helped me shape my future as a professional photographer. Thanks for a fine, influential weekend.

  • user-dae64a

    January 2013

    WOW BAMBI!!! Thanks so much for your generosity and love in the abundant information you gave us during this posing and lighting course. I have had dozens of aha moments throughout the course and your practical tips have changed my photography forever. I see the direction of light and know exactly where to place myself and my subject confidently and swiftly. I still have a ton of practicing to do but this class gave me a great start . I plan on re-watching the classes and give myself some mini exercises to practice what you taught....Oh...and i wish I can remarry my husband of 15 and a half years so you can be my wedding photographer :)

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