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Lighting and Posing for a Cinematic Portrait

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Overview

Creating a cinematic look to your portraits will add another dimension by incorporating depth, emotion, and movement. Award-winning editorial and advertising photographer Dan Brouillette breaks down the components of lighting for a strong portrait. He will show you how he uses different lenses and lighting setups to make your portraits stand out and take on new life. He'll also explain how to direct the subject so they are involved to help bring all of the elements together for an amazing and cinematic photograph.

Syllabus

  • Class Introduction
  • Purpose of Cinematic Portrait
  • How to Create a Natural Light Cinematic Portrait
  • How to Create a Cinematic Portrait with Strobes
  • Shoot: Cinematic Portrait with Strobes
  • Shoot: Strobes with Silver Reflector
  • Embrace Natural Movement Though Direction
  • Shoot: Long Exposure to Capture Movement
  • Shoot: Multiple Exposure to Capture Movement

Taught by

Dan Brouillette

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