TAKE YOUR PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY SKILLS TO THE NEXT LEVEL WITH KYLE CONG’S WORKSHOP.
I know some photographers who have taken a Kyle Cong portrait photography workshop and their skills have noticeably improved. As a hair and makeup artist, even I learned a lot about photography and lighting by being there all day prepping and retouching models.
All the photos in this post were shot by Kyle.
Kyle lives in Vancouver, British Columbia. He is an Entrepreneur known for his eye-opening photography skills, his sought-after, portrait-lightening workshops and his one-on-one, location-lighting training. In mid August, Kyle will be teaching a hands-on, outdoor Portrait Photography Workshop in Orange County, California. Then, flying to Jacksonville, Florida for another workshop.
This two-day workshop is designed for photographers who:
- love shooting portraits
- are not happy with just natural light
- having trouble using flash on location
- having problems getting good results (even after having watched a lot of tutorials)
- want to learn how to get a natural look with flash
- want to learn how to get great results without much editing
- want to do all this with the least amount of gear possible
WHAT YOU’LL EXPERIENCE AT THE PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP BY KYLE CONG
You’re not just going to listen to me talk about gears and theories, or watch me do a demonstration. Instead, we’ll spend most of our two days shooting—because that’s the best way to learn. We’ll have problems and we’ll fix them, step by step, using YOUR CAMERA. The key is for you to understand my thought process and workflow, so you’ll know what’s REALLY HAPPENING BEHIND THE SCENES. This is actually the reason why watching a tutorial by itself is not good enough. You can’t be an artist by simply watching people draw or paint.
IN THIS WORKSHOP, WE’LL COVER THE FOLLOWING:
- Light principles that really matter for us
- How to apply it to our photography
- Power level
- Lighting modifiers
- Compare different types of light modifiers
- Silver vs white
- Small vs large
- Hard reflector vs collapsible
- Grid and diffusor, yay or nay?
- Why certain modifiers are better than others on location
- Which modifier to use under certain lighting conditions
- My camera settings and why
- Metering mode
- Exposure mode
- White balance
- Flash mode
- Other features and tools I like to use (depends on camera)
LEARN ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT HSS
- What it can do
- Its limitations
- How to make the most of out of your strobe with HSS
- How to blend strobe light with ambient to get that natural look
- Shooting with strobe but thinking like a natural-light photographer
- Analyzing location and available light
- How to get good tone without any editing
- How not to make your shots look flashy
- How to get best of both worlds—strobe and natural light
- How to do all of these with just one light and a small modifier
- What your model can do for your lighting
- Conquering the mid-day sun
- Dealing with strong, back-light , lighting gear that I recommend
For photographers who have experience with studio light, I’ll also talk about the difference between shooting in studio vs on location. I love using my strobe, but sometimes the best light will be natural light only. We’ll discuss when that’ll be and hopefully do a demonstration as conditions allow.
THE PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP
Two-day Workshop In mid August!
USD $699 per person
Book in advance because his workshops are exceptional, fun and sell out fast!
To register click here.
Learn more about Kyle Cong: kylecongphotography.com
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Never stop learning, I look forward to seeing you there!
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