Lighting techniques for photographers

Photography Lighting Techniques

Duration: 20 hours

Teaching Methodology: Hands on

Course Schedule: Schedule

Fees $350

Course Mode: Onsite Face-to-face


This lighting technique course teaches photographers how to work with natural and artificial lights to photograph indoor and outdoor scenes. They will learn to set up lighting for products, portraits, ceremonies, and interviews. In addition, they will learn how to set up and work with green screens.

Table of Contents

  1. 01. About Natural Light
  2. 02. Using Artificial Lights and Accessories:
  3.       Strobes, Continuous, Speedlights, Softbox, Stripbox, Umbrella, Shoot Through Umbrella
  4.       Beauty Dish, Dish Reflector, Grids, Snoot, C-stands, Light Meter, Reflectors, Diffusers, Gobos and Flags, Gels, Color Checkers
  5. 03. The Advantages of Setting Up a Home Studio
  6. 04. Required Equipment
  7. 05. Continuous Lighting Vs. Flash Systems
  8. 06. The Three Basic Studio Lighting Choices: Cool Lights, Hot Lights, and Flashlights
  9. 07. Studio Lighting
  10. 08. Hard Light Vs. Soft Light
  11. 09. Manipulating Lights
  12. 10. Using Green Screens as Backgrounds
  13. 11. Preparing Scenes
  14. 12. Shooting Various Photos Under Different Set Ups


  1. 1. A digital camera DSLR or a mirrorless camera
  2. 2. Various lenses, lights, and accessories will be provided by ETC
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