HOW TO BECOME A PROFESSIONAL COMMERCIAL/ADVERTISING PHOTOGRAPHER
Commercial (also referred to as ‘Advertising’) photography is the most flexible of all the photographic industries. You mainly work to a client’s brief and can be expected to deliver under pressurised circumstances. Technical photographic knowledge must cover a broad scope, from models to still-life, for a wide range of advertising.
This commercial photography course is an insight to becoming a professional commercial photographer. We will go through all the stages in the industry so you are fully aware of what’s required. Please note that you simply cannot learn all the industry within a short course, but this will give you a clear understanding of what’s required if you wish to pursue this profession further.
2-DAY CERTIFICATE MASTERCLASS COURSE
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TIME: 09:00 – 18:00
121 SESSIONS ARE ALSO AVAILABLE
PRICE ON APPLICATION
DAY ONE – MORNING
• Commercial clients, who are they?
• Working to a brief
• Working with stylists
• Working with prop stylists
• Booking stylists, models, hair and makeup
• Which digital formats are required
• Which lights meet your needs
• Choosing location vs studio
• Location finding
• Working under pressure
• Directing models
• Working with hair & makeup
• Preparing a portfolio
DAY ONE – AFTERNOON
• Choosing the right cameras/formats
• Pro digital capture
• Brief introduction to Adobe Photoshop
You will have the chance to photograph a subject (half day with a model, half day with a still-life setup) and
work with professional equipment.
• Professional lighting setup in a studio
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