Lighting Bootcamp

with Grant Leighton

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**This class is now full! Call to be placed on a wait list**

Lighting Bootcamp
Four Thursdays: February 5, 12, 19, 26
6-9 pm
Tuition: $176 for members, $220 for non-members
Location: CPAC, 1513 Boulder St., Denver CO
Skill Level: Beginner, Intermediate

This 5-week course with Grant Leighton will demystify lighting gear and all its components. You will achieve a comprehensive understanding of situational lighting through a series of assignments on everything from portraits to still life. Discover how characteristics of light change the mood, beauty and purpose of the image. At the end of the workshop you will have more confidence in lighting anybody and anything! Participants must be competent with their camera’s manual controls, but need no prior lighting experience. Learn on your own equipment or play with something new in a professional studio.

Resulting Skills:
-Technical knowledge of studio equipment
-Understanding of lighting principles
-Cognitive understanding of lighting effects

About the Instructor: GRANT LEIGHTON began his photographic career working at the International Center for Photography in New York where he became passionately committed to fine art photography. While at ICP, as a darkroom assistant, Grant was invited to help Richard Avedon’s Master Class with darkroom printing, and while at this renowned institution for photography Grant studied with many of their most respected instructors. In Denver, Grant worked at the Denver Center for Fine Photography where he continued to build his reputation for exceptional black and white printing and fascinating portraiture. Grant is an inspiring instructor who motivates students to explore unexpected ideas. He has been teaching photography for over 8 years, including with WWA, the University of Colorado and CPAC.