Strategies for Shooting in Difficult Situations
with Susan Stripling
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03 Equipment Selection: Lens Breakdown25:13
Class duration: 2h 32mSee all 18 lessons
About The Class
make something out of nothing.
In Strategies for Shooting in Difficult Situations, Susan Stripling will show you how to troubleshoot common calamities like; a wedding party getting ready in a room with no light or family portraits slated to be shot in a terrible location. You’ll see how Susan has handled difficult shoots and crazy lighting challenges and get insights and inspiration for overcoming your own difficult situations.
Looking for the Fundamentals in Photography07:54
Equipment Selection: Lens Breakdown
Susan reviews the lenses she returns to again and again.25:13
The Importance of the Moments12:51
Macro Wedding Ring Scenario08:10
Brides Reflection in the Mirror Scenario04:25
Family Moment Scenario02:37
Using Light in Interesting Ways Scenario04:55
Setting Up the Scene Scenario07:57
How to Combine Lights in Scene Scenario07:31
Dark Background & Light Foreground Scenario11:15
Working Through a Scene Scenario11:31
Shooting Complex Detail Scenario14:18
Creating Dramatic Light Scenario05:30
Creating Different Lighting Scenarios in a Space06:14
Shooting Different Light Angle Scenario06:30
Shooting in Parking Lot Scenario06:59
How to Shoot Difficult Light Scenario06:04
76% of students recommend this class.
See what some of them have to say.
Wow! Fabulous course! Ditto with the above reviews! Thank you, Susan, for giving us such helpful information for shooting weddings in such challenging situations. You have such a brilliant and quick mind for making the magic happen! The camera settings by each photograph was so very helpful. Since I didn't write anything down I shall be in search of your books. Susan's class is a must for anyone considering a career in Wedding Photography. Thank you Suan and Creative Live!
As the description says: MAKE SOMETHING OUT OF NOTHING! Spot on! Thank you Susan for sharing what you know and helping me become a more creative photographer despite less-than-perfect scenarios. As photographers, oftentimes, we find ourselves placed in a position where we are expected to create beautiful photos in the midst of difficult situations like low light scenes or crappy background. Her explanations are very clear and she definitely knows her craft. She cares about her clients and she's determined to give them great pictures despite what's thrown at her. If you are a strobist or use flash in most of your work, this course is not for you. But if you a natural light photographer and sometimes struggles to take photos indoor where light source is very challenging, take this course! You won't regret it!
Susan is amazing. This class is a pile of case studies, with behind the scenes and camera settings, to help you find the light. There are parts that can be repetitive, but that is because Susan is passionate about helping photographers memorize this message and put it into practice. A worthwhile watch!
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