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Photograph: Zeeshan Zafar

Studio Lighting Portraits and Photo Retouching with Zeeshan Zafar (05/19)

Zeeshan Zafar on Studio Lighting Portraits and Photo Retouching

Supported by Sony
Saturday 25 May 2019, 2—5pm

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In this 3 hour workshop suitable for all levels, you will learn fashion and dramatic portrait photography techniques, with Zeeshan Zafar explaining concepts while providing numerous hands-on practice opportunities using basic to advanced Studio Lighting.

Covering basic to advanced studio lighting using one studio light, different modifiers (Beauty Dish / Octabox etc), and an agency model, the workshop will also include one hour of retouching training using Photoshop.

Techniques covered

  • Following Studio Lighting Techniques Covered:
  • Using your camera in manual mode
  • Introduction to studio lighting
  • Understanding composition rules
  • Understanding light
  • How to shoot shallow depth of field in Studio
  • High Key and Low Key concepts
  • Light setups for Fashion and Portrait photography
  • Portraiture ethical values and models posing techniques
  • How to build your portfolio discussion
  • Editorial and Magazine submission shooting techniques
  • Following Portrait Retouching Techniques Covered:
  • Raw file conversion and concepts
  • Healing / patching / cloning
  • Dodge and burn methods
  • Photography composition rules
  • Colour Grading
  • Frequency Separation (When and where you should use it)
  • Methods of converting your photos into B&W

About Zeeshan
Zeeshan Zafar is a Melbourne based Portraiture Photographer and Photography Trainer who started his journey as a Car Sports Photographer in 2004. Zafar shoots and teaches a wide range of photography styles such as fashion, beauty, glamour, beach, and boudoirs. As an award-winning and AIPP photographer, his work has been published internationally in many prestigious magazines such as Vouge Australia and Dark Beauty.

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