**Special opportunity for first five MEMBERS who sign up: PPWC will pay $50 of your ticket price...making it only $49 for you! Use the code: FIRST5
Finding and Mastering Natural Light: Natural light can provide some of the most beautiful and flattering of all portrait lighting. Although it is free and available to everyone, natural light requires a unique understanding of which situations work best when photographing people. Tim will guide you with through the process of recognizing, modifying and manipulating natural light in the creation of beautiful and creative images.
COURSE DESCRIPTION In this full-day course. Finding and Mastering Natural Light emphasizes the skill sets needed to find, manipulate and master natural lighting environments as they pertain to portraiture. You will experience the subtlety of natural lighting and how to use it creatively. Tim will also demonstrate techniques for bringing light to the natural environment through simple reflectors, use of flash and High Speed Sync. This day will have many hands-on opportunities.
EVENING PROGRAM DETAILS:
6:30-9:30 pm Regular PPWC Meeting Location
1000 Gravenstein Hwy North (located at the Sebastopol Community Church)
FREE to Members and All-Day Students, $49 for Guests.
During our regular evening program, Tim will be presenting on: "CREATING the DRAMATIC PORTRAIT"
Tim Meyer will lead you through a fast-paced demonstration of professional lighting techniques and posing. He will illustrate how your choice of light shaping tools, metering, ratios, facial analysis and posing work together to produce consistently high-quality images. In this program Tim will build three unique and creative lighting, styling and posing scenarios. Each demonstrating the process creative, photographic process. The material will be geared toward intermediate and advanced skill levels.
Sept 17, 2019 Schedule:
9:00am-4:00pm All-Day Workshop
5:00pm Dinner with Tim Meyer, Fandees Restaurant, Sebastopol (MUST RSVP TO ATTEND!!!) 6:30pm Meeting begins at the Media Room, 1000 Gravenstein Hwy North (located at the Sebastopol Community Church)
ABOUT Tim Meyer: Throughout his 35 plus years as a professional photographer, educator and author, Tim Meyer’s work has been internationally recognized and respected for its innovative style and technique. In addition to many national education programs, he has lectured internationally in England, Germany and Mexico. Tim’s writings on photography and art have been published as magazine and online content and his book, The Portrait, Understanding Portrait Photography, published in English, German, Italian and Chinese and now in its second edition, has been adopted as a textbook at numerous colleges. As an academic educator, Tim holds both a Masters and an MFA in art and photography and taught at Brooks Institute and Mount Saint Mary’s University. His areas of expertise are portraiture, wedding and fundamental, advanced and creative lighting.