Seeing the Light, with Eddie Tapp

The video series follows one of the industry's best photographers as he explains some of his techniques for creating spectacular lighting.

The video series follows one of the industry’s best photographers as he explains some of his techniques for creating spectacular lighting.

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Course Lessons:

Lesson 1: Introduction (Duration 01:00)

Welcome to Seeing the Light. This course is going to show you how to create some terrific lighting setups

Lesson 2: Setting Up (Duration 03:50)

Using the light meter to measure your light sources and establish the light intensity that you want for your photo shoot

Lesson 3: Getting the Insurance Policy (Duration 03:42)

Before shooting, it is important to establish a reference for color correction and custom white balance

Lesson 4: Photo Shoot (Duration 05:01)

The camera's angle and distance from the subject has predictable effects on the pictures

Lesson 5: Break the Rules (Duration 05:49)

How to get the best angle when taking a head shot using some basic rules about facial features

Lesson 6: Light and Shadow (Duration 05:37)

Reviewing three basic portrait angles and how the light and shadow play in all of them

Lesson 7: Pocket of Light (Duration 08:54)

On location, establish where the light is coming from and where to position your subject

Meet Your Instructor: Eddie Tapp

Eddie Tapp is an award-winning photographer, lecturer, consultant and author on digital imaging issues. As an award-winning photographer with over 20 years of experience in computer technology. Eddie has been…

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  1. Eddie did a great job in explaining the set ups and why. He also did one of the best efforts I have seen on showing outdoor light, pockets of light and how they affect an image.

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