Skill LevelIntermediate to Advanced
DateNov 13, 2016
Time9am to 5pm
PlaceMoonshine Studios, Stratford, East London
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What it’s about…

Beat the English weather and get great shots of your creations both day and night. Artificial lighting provide reliable, consistent lighting 365 days a year.

This course is for people who have an understanding of aperture, shutter speed and exposure and want to learn more about the various types of artificial light available and how to use it. You’ll learn about continuous lighting, LED lighting, off camera speedlites, studio flash and modifiers for all of these methods.

Taught by Gavin Wren of Le Petit Oeuf, this class will give you the foundations of knowledge to setup your own artificial lighting setup. 

Full day classes consist of four main sections, with a morning break, lunch and an afternoon break to grab a coffee, catch our breath, answer questions and have a natter about blogging. At the end of the day you’ll get a couple of gifts to take away.

There are hands-on practical exercises throughout the day and PDF literature for you to take away, plus unlimited freshly ground coffee, a selection of teas, water, fruit and snacks, plus a tasty, healthy lunch.

We will look at…

  • Recap on shutter speed, aperture, ISO and exposure
  • Overview of  different artificial lighting setups
  • Continuous lighting
  • Speedlites
  • Studio strobes
  • Light modifiers
  • Equipment specifications
  • Light metering
  • Flash techniques
  • Simple setups
  • Lighting angles
  • Highlights and shadows
  • Bounce cards and reflectors

What you need to bring…

An SLR, mirrorless or bridge camera with full manual controls. If you have a tripod and 50mm (or equivalent) lens, bring them along as well. A pen and notepad will be useful for making notes.

If you have any questions about the suitability of the course, or your camera, please call on 020 3637 6657 or e-mail us on and we’ll go through the requirements with you.

Final Quiz