Center for Continuing Education and Conference Services
555 University Blvd N, AHE 335, Mobile, AL 36688

Studio Lighting and Portrait Photography

Dates:January 22 - February 19, 2020
Meets:W from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, 5 sessions
Location:USA - MSPB 140
Instructor:Vincent Lawson
Course Fee (Basic)Registration Fee$ 135.00

Sorry, we are no longer accepting registrations for this course. Please contact our office to find out if it will be rescheduled, or if alternative classes are available.


Lighting is the key to all photography. Learn the various techniques for successful portrait photography with emphasis on creative use of studio lighting. Discover techniques to use to create a successful portrait photograph. You will also learn how to use natural, artificial, and electronic lights to photograph any subjects in color or black and white. Other topics include: different kinds of portraits, posture, lenses and apertures, flash portraits, flash diffusion, reflectors and diffusers, lighting ratios and errors, camera height, and framing the portrait. Volunteer models are needed; experience not required. Students will present their work to family, friends and classmates at their show the last night of class. NOTE: Bring camera and film to each class.