Most photographers in California have either tried to photograph someone at a beach setting or have wanted to. This workshop is designed to not only give a photographer more confidence in shooting at the beach and surrounding areas, but to inspire the photographer by demonstrating a variety of techniques that will enable them to create professional looking “California Beach Look” images. This workshop will also help the photographer build a more interesting and exciting portfolio.
This photography workshop’s key purpose is to enable students to have the skills and knowledge to photograph in a beach environment successfully and creatively. There will be a model who will wear beach related outfits – bikinis, summer dresses, flowing skirts, shorts, cover ups, etc.
There will be a variety of lighting techniques used to show how to deal confidently with the difficult challenges of shooting in a beach setting using – flash, diffusers, reflectors, angle of light, etc. There will be instruction on how to balance the natural light with methods of modifying light on the subject as well as the best camera angles and techniques to use.
Other aspects of the workshops will be how to pose a model for more interesting and unique photos and how to photograph a model while moving to create a more natural beach look.