Intro to Creative Studio Lighting
Saturday / February 22, 1-5pm
Instructor: Nando Alvarez-Perez
Member ($25) / Non-member ($50)
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Light it up! This hands-on workshop will provide an introduction to the creative use of studio-based strobe lights for still life and portraiture. Foundational concepts such as light falloff, contrast ratios, and three-point lighting will be explored in practical scenarios. Other topics covered will include: syncing cameras with transceivers, light modifiers, and using colored gels for creative effect.
Meet your instructor
Buffalo, New York, native Nando Alvarez-Perez studied the history of cinema at Hunter College in Manhattan and received his B.A. in film studies and special honors from the Thomas Hunter Honors Program. In 2014, he graduated from the San Francisco Art Institute, where he was awarded the Master of Fine Arts Fellowship in Photography. His work has been shown throughout the West Coast and was featured in Salón Boricua as part of the 4th Poly/Graphic Triennial in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Most recently, his work was exhibited at the inaugural edition of UNTITLED Art Fair in San Francisco as well as part of the exhibition, “Insights: New Approaches to Photography Since 2000,” at Photofairs SF. He is the co-founder and co-director of The Buffalo Institute for Contemporary Art and Editor-in-chief of Cornelia magazine.