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  • How We See

    In this first step, begin your journey with the central core of image creation - light. Explore the value of understanding luminance, color and contrast. Identify the characteristics of what direct and compel our focus and attention in the images we create.

  • Qualities of Light

    Continue to develop a study in light. Go on set with photographer, Chris Knight, as he discusses and practically displays the language of light. Learn the value of using a light meter (in this case a Sekonic 358). Define and explore practical examples of hard and soft lighting in a studio environ...

  • Modifications of Light

    Go deeper into the concepts of direct, diffused, and reflected light. Working on set, follow photographer Chris Knight, as he shapes light, evaluating transitions, specularity, contrast and distinctive quality. Build the foundations for lighting and composing incredibly dramatic portraiture.