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Photographer, Rick Friedman will be flying in from Boston to teach a two-day* hands-on lighting workshop with live models. He will also share many of the entertaining behind the scenes stories about his photographs and explain the technical challenges that he had to overcome to make his iconic images.
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN HOW TO DO
ABOUT THE WORKSHOP
DAY ONE | THE STUDIO | SATURDAY, MARCH 23RD
Join Friedman and spend the day in The Studio in an intensive indoor hands on portrait lighting workshop. Friedman will start with creative lighting with a single flash on camera and progress to the use of multiple camera flash speedlights and demonstrate the effects of different light modifiers in the studio.
Attendees will learn how to pose models, where to set lights, and how to use reflectors, soft boxes, grids, color gels and light meters. Friedman will also bring some of his lighting equipment for everyone to use. You will come away from this workshop with greater knowledge of creative portraits and how to control the light while working with a live model.
For a good time, bring your camera and flash. If you don’t have a flash, Rick will have extra lighting gear for you to use.
The Studio owner, Terry Townsend, is known in South Florida as a go-to photographer with over 40 years in the photography industry as a corporate photographer for FPL, Burger King, Ryder, Citibank, Hard Rock, Subway, TD Bank and many more.
The Studio is a full-service photo studio in Ft. Lauderdale.
WHAT TO BRING
ABOUT THE WORKSHOP
DAY TWO | THE BEACH | SUNDAY, MARCH 24TH
The beach will be our studio for the day with a live model. Rick Friedman will cover how to photograph in harsh situations like dealing with hot Florida sun and controlling the sun with light modifiers and scrims.
Friedman will start with creative lighting using a single flash on camera and progress to the use of multiple speed lights and the effects of different light modifiers on the beach. Attendees will learn how to pose models, where to set lights, the use of reflectors, soft boxes, grids, color gels and light meters. Attendees will learn how to create perfect photographs and over power the harsh Florida sun. We will progress into the "golden hour" and later into the "blue hour" of gorgeous light.
We will have a model and several setups for everyone to photograph. You will come away from this workshop with greater knowledge of creating portraits and controlling light.
For a good time, bring your camera and your flash. If you don’t have a flash, Rick will bring extras flashes from Nissin Flash.
WHAT TO BRING
Rick work has been published around the globe. He has photographed every presidential candidate from Jimmy Carter to Donald Trump to Campaign 2020, along with thousands of celebrities, musicians, professors, scientists and authors. Recent assignments have taken Rick to Africa and the United Arab Emirates.
In addition to the editorial work Rick is known for his portrait lighting and working with models. Rick teaches his “Location Lighting Workshops across the US, UK, Canada and UAE.
For over three decades, Rick Friedman has been a photojournalist. Based in Boston, he travels the world for numerous publications, corporations, advertising assignments, film and television productions. His work has been published around the globe, including National Geographic, Time, Newsweek, U.S. News, The New York Times, USA Today, The Guardian, Der Spiegel, Stern, Discover and many other publications. He has produced over 75 book and magazine covers. The books Hillary Clinton, Infra Structures, and The Gourmet Prescription are a few of his projects.
For the past 18 years Rick has been teaching his hands on “Location Lighting Workshops” across the US, Canada, UK and UAE and letures at colleges and universities. The subtitle of his workshops is “Lighting and Laughing”. “My goal is to make my workshops educational and fun!”
Past workshop sponsors have included: The Xposure International Photography Festival, The Society of Wedding and Portrait Photographers, London, Hunts Photo, Tamron Lens, Nissin Flashes, PocketWizard, Rogue Flashbenders, Sekonic Meters, ThinkTank Photo, Rosco, Dynalite Strobes and Lensbaby. (Rick will have many of these items on hand at the workshop for you to try out).
You have the option to buy a one or a two-day photo workshop.
*Single day workshop or a two-day combo can be purchased on Eventbrite
Rick Friedman is a photography instructor with Photo Workshops Miami.
Location: Townsend Photographics, Inc. Studio | 4812 NE 12th Ave., Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33334
DAY ONE | THE STUDIO | SATURDAY, MARCH 23RD | 10 AM - 5:30 PM
DAY TWO | THE BEACH | SUNDAY, MARCH 24TH | 2 PM - 8 PM
Past Location Lighting workshop in Miami with Rick Friedman
Saturday, March 23rd and 24th | The Studio With Rick Friedman | Location, Terry Townsand Studio | Instructor, Rick Friedman
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