Lighting II: Advanced Techniques

Course Code: 22FCELI309B

Dates: October 29 - November 12, 2022

Meets: Sa and Su from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM ET

Location: ICP (84 Ludlow Street)

Course Tuition: $965

This class engages intermediate / advanced photographers in a thorough investigation of lighting a variety of subjects using available light, continuous light, studio strobes and portable flash on location as well as in the studio. Moving beyond a basic understanding of lighting, students explore setups and techniques used in editorial and commercial work. Demonstrations using tungsten lights and electronic flash equipment address color balance, contrast control, and direction of light. Through discussions on metering, exposure, and film types, students learn how to produce their desired effects. Students explore a variety of lighting strategies using single, multiple, and mixed sources and learn to modify lighting using diffusion, reflectors, snoots, projectors, spots, and umbrellas. 

Course Level / Prerequisite: Advanced: You are comfortable with your camera, whether film or digital, and with your photographic practice. You have already produced or are working on a body of work. You are proficient in Adobe applications such as Photoshop, Lightroom, Premiere, et cetera. You understand printing or portfolio revision processes. You may be seeking ways to strengthen your work through sequencing, theoretical readings, and group critiques.

Courses are subject to minimum enrollment. In order to comply with ICP's COVID-19 Safety Guidelines and Policies, registration for this course will close two days prior to the start date of the course.

Please be sure to read and understand ICP's COVID-19 Policies before registering for in-person courses. Students attending in-person courses will be required to complete ICP's online Daily Health Screening, sent daily by email, prior to entering the ICP school.

Image: Robert Meyer, Fall 2022 Lighting Faculty
Image: Robert Meyer, Fall 2022 Lighting Faculty
Image: Janusz Kawa, Fall 2022 Lighting Faculty
Image: Janusz Kawa, Fall 2022 Lighting Faculty
Fee: $965.00

Save $200.00 with a Lighting Foundations Intensive or Lighting Foundations Intensive

Fee Breakdown

Course Fee (Basic)Course Tuition$ 895.00
Mandatory FeeMaterial Fee$ 70.00

ICP (84 Ludlow Street)

Janusz Kawa

Faculty Bio
Date Day Time Location
10/29/2022Saturday10 AM to 5 PM ICP (84 Ludlow Street)
10/30/2022Sunday10 AM to 5 PM ICP (84 Ludlow Street)
11/05/2022Saturday10 AM to 5 PM ICP (84 Ludlow Street)
11/06/2022Sunday10 AM to 5 PM ICP (84 Ludlow Street)
11/12/2022Saturday10 AM to 5 PM ICP (84 Ludlow Street)

This is a participatory workshop in which students actively create images and learn to gain control of the tool of light. We will start every class by reviewing and critiquing your previous work along with the weekly assignments. For the first class please bring 5 samples of the best you have done and 5 samples of what it is you would like to do.


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