Product Photography Workshop

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Workshops

Product Photography Workshop

13 October 2014

10:30 - 16:30

Colerne near Bath
HAWKEYE STUDIO
Unit 1, Southernwood Castle
The Rocks. Ashwick
Colerne near Bath
United Kingdom
SN14 8AP

Tel:01225325733

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Non RPS Member£155.00 
RPS Member£130.00 
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Fully Booked - New 2015 dates coming soon.
 

PRODUCT PHOTOGRAPHY
Colin Hawkins is a professional, freelance photographer who has been supplying product shots for clients for over 20 years for use in promotion, catalogues, magazines, adverts and on the web.

This workshop gives a hands-on opportunity to enhance your photographic skills in shooting products for publishing on the web or other promotional material.

You will learn how to light an object by using a variety of light sources from natural light to a studio setup.

This workshop is especially aimed at small businesses and individuals who have little or no experience of photographing products but need to learn how in a very simple way. Group limited to 6 people.

Workshop
Individuals will participate in the workshop and are encouraged to bring their own equipment for advice.
They will also experience the skills and techniques learnt by others in the group. There is a maximum of 6 people on this workshop to ensure individual help and attention.

Pre shoot decision making:
What will the images be used for?
How do I want the product to be perceived in the market place?
What is the best way to approach shooting a product?

Shoot day experience:
Shooting using daylight or available light.
Choosing light types and set-ups for certain products.
Creating a workspace.
Backgrounds and props - choice and positioning.
Using reflectors, diffusers. Control and balancing of light, quality of light.
Camera control and settings, angles, viewpoint, exposure and colour correction.
Shooting tethered to laptop
Post production - simple techniques to clean up and enhance your images using Photoshop.
Supplying image files- file types, quality, sizes and media

Experience required:
NONE! But a good working knowledge of your own camera is essential if you want to participate.

What you need to bring:
DSLR Digital camera and cards various / Burnable Cd to take your images away
If you have your own lap top & tethering software or any other equipment you think you might want to use please feel free to bring along/a packed lunch as there are no amenities close by.  Tea and Coffee provided.

Times: 10.30 – 4.30

Address: HAWKEYE STUDIO,  Unit 1, Southernwood Castle. The Rocks. Ashwick. Colerne. (Near Bath) SN14 8AP

Map: http://goo.gl/maps/tf9hO

Parking: There is parking at the studio

Website: www.colinhawkins.co.uk

© Colin Hawkins

Colin Hawkins is a professional photographer who has been supplying library images for Getty Images, Cultura and Alamy for over 15 years.  He is also an experienced freelance photographer shooting both in the studio and on location for commercial clients creating images for the global market place.

This workshop is especially aimed at individuals who have attended the "shooting for stock" workshops and who have an understanding of the stock photography industry. Group limited to 6 people

This hands-on opportunity to work with a model/s will help to enhance your photographic production skills when shooting stock images involving people and making your shoots more effective.

How you can make your images more creative and competitive.?
The workshop will cover the creative process in creating stock images and getting the most from your shoots.  Shooting will take place in and around Hawkeye studio, with beautiful country surroundings.

Shoot day experience:

Concept creation:
what to shoot & why?
Coming up with concepts & how to shoot images that sell.
Creating a self brief and shoot plan.

Shoot production: (lifestyle models will be available for the shoot period)
Production techniques & examples
Shooting with models – giving direction & getting the most from them on the day.
Backgrounds and props - choice and positioning.
Location- shooting effectively
Equipment- cameras & lighting
Shooting using daylight or available light.
Camera control and settings, angles, viewpoint,
Shooting tethered to laptop

Post production:
Editing- choosing the right images

Experience required:
NONE! A good working knowledge of your own camera is essential but the workshop is especially aimed at individuals who have attended a "shooting for stock" talk by Colin.

What you need to bring:
DSLR Digital camera and cards various / Burnable Cd to take your images away/ If you have your own lap top & tethering software or any other equipment you think you might want to use please feel free to bring along/a packed lunch as there are no amenities close by. Tea and Coffee provided.

Times: 10.30 – 4.30
Address: HAWKEYE STUDIO,  Unit 1, Southernwood Castle. The Rocks. Ashwick. Colerne. (Near Bath) SN14 8AP
Map: http://goo.gl/maps/tf9hO
Parking: There is parking at the studio
Website: www.colinhawkins.co.uk

Image © Colin Hawkins

 
- See more at: http://62.128.220.193/events/2014/march/product-photography#sthash.Dl7LdC8q.dpuf

Colin Hawkins is a professional photographer who has been supplying library images for Getty Images, Cultura and Alamy for over 15 years.  He is also an experienced freelance photographer shooting both in the studio and on location for commercial clients creating images for the global market place.

This workshop is especially aimed at individuals who have attended the "shooting for stock" workshops and who have an understanding of the stock photography industry. Group limited to 6 people

This hands-on opportunity to work with a model/s will help to enhance your photographic production skills when shooting stock images involving people and making your shoots more effective.

How you can make your images more creative and competitive.?
The workshop will cover the creative process in creating stock images and getting the most from your shoots.  Shooting will take place in and around Hawkeye studio, with beautiful country surroundings.

Shoot day experience:

Concept creation:
what to shoot & why?
Coming up with concepts & how to shoot images that sell.
Creating a self brief and shoot plan.

Shoot production: (lifestyle models will be available for the shoot period)
Production techniques & examples
Shooting with models – giving direction & getting the most from them on the day.
Backgrounds and props - choice and positioning.
Location- shooting effectively
Equipment- cameras & lighting
Shooting using daylight or available light.
Camera control and settings, angles, viewpoint,
Shooting tethered to laptop

Post production:
Editing- choosing the right images

Experience required:
NONE! A good working knowledge of your own camera is essential but the workshop is especially aimed at individuals who have attended a "shooting for stock" talk by Colin.

What you need to bring:
DSLR Digital camera and cards various / Burnable Cd to take your images away/ If you have your own lap top & tethering software or any other equipment you think you might want to use please feel free to bring along/a packed lunch as there are no amenities close by. Tea and Coffee provided.

Times: 10.30 – 4.30
Address: HAWKEYE STUDIO,  Unit 1, Southernwood Castle. The Rocks. Ashwick. Colerne. (Near Bath) SN14 8AP
Map: http://goo.gl/maps/tf9hO
Parking: There is parking at the studio
Website: www.colinhawkins.co.uk

Image © Colin Hawkins

 

 

- See more at: http://62.128.220.193/events/2014/march/product-photography#sthash.Dl7LdC8q.dpuf

Cancellation policy

Notice of Cancellation - Please inform us as soon as possible if you are unable to attend a course as it is not possible to refund any cancellation or transfer to another workshop less than 14 days prior to course start date. The Society reserves the right to cancel a workshop 7 days prior to its start date - please check your hotel and travel cancellation policy as this may be affected. If you are attending one of our workshops that involves a trip out please ensure you bring all weather clothing and protection for your camera. Persons under the age of 16 are welcome to attend events but, to conform with UK law, must be accompanied by a parent, guardian or responsible adult.

Reception
Email the event organiser
01225325733