world of photography is changing at a breakneck speed. With the
rapid evolution of digital technologies, photographers have been
able to create images like never before and the
markets for skilled architecture photographers is huge.
There are plenty of assignments and you may be asked to shoot
homes for the builders, real estate companies, or maybe the
assignment is a high rise building for an architect. Whichever
one it is, this is architecture photography and you will need a
set of tools that allow you to go into a facility and pull off
one of the most challenging subjects to compose and light. There
are ambient light issues, color balance issues, and how to light
without looking lit. If you wish to do this type of photography,
then this workshop is for you! Join
award-winning commercial photographer
Charlie Borland as he
shares his knowledge in a step-by-step approach to making the
jump from lighting novice to experienced lighting technician.
To help you jump start into lighting expert, Charlie Borland has
developed an excellent 4-week online workshop that deals
specifically with the needs of aspiring photographers trying to
break into the business. We will show you how to use digital
capture and Photoshop to create images like never before.
Replacing light fixtures, windows, reflections, and color
balance are all covered.
This 4-week online workshop is especially geared to
through professional photographers. In this workshop, you'll
receive a broad overview of photographic lighting, gain a good
idea of how to light room interiors, and arrange a scene.
You will also learn how to see
light quality, how to manage highlights and shadows, how to
choose the right lighting accessory for the subject, why use
an umbrella over a light box, and managing the color of
various ambient light sources.
You will learn how to light
when there is no place to put your lights. And, we'll show you the
latest tricks in using Photoshop to enhance and composite your images.
How to see light and shadow.
The different qualities of light, color balance, and
Equipment and how it works.
Which light best applies to your subject.
Lighting color management: How to mix strobe with ambient
Lighting in offices, manufacturing plants, and home
The disappearing lights
and how to use Photoshop to create photos you cant do in
a single capture
is the teacher?
Before you take a workshop anywhere,
you should be asking this question. Are they qualified to be
teaching this workshop? What you learn and where you go with
photography depends on an experienced and qualified instructor
This course is
veteran professional photographer for over 25 years. He has
traveled the U.S. and Internationally on assignment for many
magazines and large corporations including:
Xerox, NW Airlines, Fujitsu, Tektronix, Nike, Blue Cross,
Nationsbank, Precision Castparts Corp., Mentor Graphics, Texas
Instruments, Pacificorp, Cellular One, America West Airlines,
Sequent Computer, Early Winters, Cascade Bancorp, Associated
General Contractors, Sunset Magazine, Farmers Insurance, Key
Bank, Northwest Airlines,
and many more.
During his commercial photography career,
he has shot countless architecture assignments for corporations,
hotels and motels, home builders, and architects.
experience in the profession, makes Charlie an excellent
instructor to assist YOU in
developing a marketable portfolio of images. He knows what the
clients want! Charlie is an enthusiastic instructor who will
leave you motivated and inspired!
This workshop is designed for Intermediate/Advanced
photographers. You should know how to use your camera and have a
clear understanding of f/stops and shutter speeds and how to use
strobe lights. (If you
consider yourself a beginner, what is important is that you know
how to use strobes). If you are
shooting digital, you will need to know how to download files to
your computer and process them. We will demonstrate extensive Photoshop
(layers and masks) and recommend that you have CS3 or CS4. And you MUST have a passion for
The equipment you will need is a film or digital camera, tripod,
and the ability (computer) to upload your digital files for
review. You can shoot with film or digital and just need the
ability to scan film or process digital files.
will own or can rent the following lighting equipment:
At least 3 mono light strobes, 5 is better, of 250 watt seconds or greater.
5-8 light stands for these lights (light
and heavy duty)
A set of grid spots
2 32” (or close) soft white umbrellas,
2 60" (or close) white
Color meter (optional)
Lighting gels by Rosco (optional) (a 3202,
3204, 3206, 3304, 3315, 3401, 3408, 3409)
do not have studio lighting equipment, please email us as we
have arranged lighting packages from a lighting manufacturer for students
registered in our classes.
The workshop is open to only a handful of students per
session and the cost is
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You can cancel up to the start date of the workshop and receive
a refund, minus a $50 processing fee. After the start date,
there is no refund due to limited enrollment.
Please note: Lessons average 1mb or more in
size, so you need the ability to receive emails this size. If
you cannot get them that large, we can mail you a cd with all
lessons in advance. You will still be able to participate in the
online experience of the workshop.