Use Light In Your Photography

Juan Aguiler lighting

Class Overview

Light is at the heart of photography. You can get wrapped up in countless other details, but in the end, it all comes back to light.

In this class, learn how to use light in creating a successful image in your photography. Explore how light determines not only brightness and darkness, but also tone, mood and the atmosphere with the vibrancy of color and luminosity on your subjects.

Learn the types and characteristics of light and how you can use that knowledge to put light to use for you. Discover technology that can assist you in harnessing light, such as computer applications and filters. Enjoy an exploration of light and how to harness this brilliant resource in your photography. 

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this class, you will be able to:

  • Understand the importance of light in your photos
  • Be familiar with types and characteristics of light 
  • Control the light in photography
  • How to used your camera settings for each light situation
  • different applications (cellphone) to visualize the light on location 
  • Understand how to use filters (Polarizer & ND)
  • Capture sunsets and sunrises in their photos

Who Should Take This Class?

  • Anyone interested in light and using light to improve their photos
  • Photographers interested in taking your photography to a new level 
  • All levels in photography are welcome 


Class Details