Are you a photographer?

Introduction to
Basic Studio Lighting

Get to grips with studio lighting. Learn how lighting can dramatically affect how your images are perceived in this intensive one day photography workshop. In this training course you will learn new skills or improve on current ones. See our training pack framework on the right to identify what type of level you think you are in the area you want to train in before enquiring. 

One day 10.00am-4pm

Class size
Courses limited to a maximum of 15 people.



Studio Sphere
Bridge Mill
Bridge Mill Rd.

Cambrian Photography
87-89 Abergele Rd.
Colwyn Bay
LL29 7SA

Dates and availability

14th April 2018 at Studio Sphere, Nelson.
6th June 2018 at Studio Sphere, Nelson

What will you learn?
Introduction to the studio
What’s the advantage to using a studio
Backdrops, care and use
Light modifiers, the correct tool for the job
Lighting heads, IGBT and Voltage Control, what’s the difference
Portraiture styles, how to and why

Over the course of the day you’ll take part in the following practical sessions
1000hrs :
Coffee and meet & greet
1030hrs : Introductions
1045hrs : The Studio Environment and it’s advantage for you
1100hrs : Introduction to equipment and basic handling & care
1230hrs : Lunch
1300hrs : Lighting styles and their uses
1400hrs : Personal projects
1545hrs : Evaluation
1600hrs : Finish

Studio access
Location, equipment and how to incorporate the cost in your client quotes

Lighting equipment
Learn all about the equipment and the types of imagery that can be achieved

Lighting styles
What the different styles are, and when is best to use them

Developing the image
Making use of backdrops and props to create your image

Home studio
Learn how to set up your very own home studio on a budget

If you meet our Photographer eligibility criteria you will be approached to join focal point.

FP1- No experience in situations in which expected to perform

- Lacks confidence & requires support
FP2- Marginally acceptable performance

- Has some prior experience in actual situations

- Skills & knowledge developing
FP3- Co-ordinated - able to demonstrate efficiency & organisation

- Has confidence in their actions

- Demonstrates conscious deliberate planning
FP4- Perceives situations as a whole rather than fragmented

- Learns from experience what typical events to expect in a given situation & how plans need to be modified in response to these events

- Has perspective
Focal Pro- Intuitive grasp of situations - operates from a deep understanding of total situation

- Performance is fluid, flexible & highly proficient


What Level am I?

From this table you should be able to work out what type of level you think you are in this subject area. This will help us work out what type of training you need and where to start with the course.

Training Per
Discount on
Studio Hire
Active Product
Financial Benefit
on a per job basis
Focal Pro50%£££

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