Photographic Lighting Course - Short Courses Sydney

Photographic Lighting Course

What you'll learn

Learn to take amazing photos in breathtaking lighting with our photography short courses in Sydney!

Lighting is essential to photography, understanding how it works and how to control it will take your photography to the next level. In this lighting course, you will build your knowledge of lighting through theory and practical exercises. You will gain experience in lighting in the studio as well as outdoors using natural light. Our photographic lighting course is taught by an industry professional with decades of experience and aims to upgrade your skills so you can master basic skills, boost your creativity, and challenge yourself to take more dynamic photos.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this photographic lighting course, you should be able to:

  • Understand the principles of lighting & lighting terminology
  • Utilise available light to improve their photos
  • Use studio lights to light a subject
  • Use on- and off-camera flashes to light a subject

Course content

What will be covered in this photographic lighting course?

  • Lighting terminology
  • Lighting principals
  • Available/Natural light
  • On and off-camera flash
  • Multiple flashes
  • Portrait lighting techniques
  • Studio lighting
  • Light modifiers

The two days will include practical shoots in the studio and outdoors followed by some basic post-production workflow using Adobe Lightroom.

Intended audience

Who is this photographic lighting course for?

This is an intermediate level photography course for people who understand their camera controls in manual mode including shutter speed, aperture and ISO. This course is best suited to those to who the following applies:

  • Anyone who has done a beginners level photography course looking to enhance their skills
  • Those interested in gaining more practical experience using lights and flashes
  • Any level photographer looking to take their hobby or business to the next level
  • Photographers who want to learn more about lighting and how to get the most from natural light and lighting equipment.

Course venue

Rozelle Campus

2A Gordon Street, Rozelle NSW 2039 (corner of Gordon St & Victoria Rd on the grounds of St. Joseph's Church)

Course materials

What to bring to class

  • DSLR or mirrorless camera
  • Camera's flash
  • 8GB memory card
  • At least 2 fully charged batteries & a charger
  • Notebook

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Course tutors

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