Natural Light Portraiture | Masterclass | Peter Coulson

Der australische Mode-, Beauty- und Aktfotograf Peter Coulsen beehrt uns auch dieses Jahr wieder. Da der Workshop in seiner Muttersprache abgehalten wird, ist auch der nachfolgende Ausschreibungstext in Englisch:

Re-ignite your love and excitement for Photography by seeing, learning and shooting how Peter works with natural light both indoor and outdoors. Learn Peter’s techniques on how to find the perfect light in any location, in the most ugliest locations, with any model or client, creating flawless Beauty Portraits and Fashion Photographs.

Going through all weather conditions, Peter will teach you why middle of the day sun is the easiest and most stunning, and his favourite time of day to create dramatic and clean images that need minimum retouching! Weddings, Children & Family, New Born, Fashion; any type of Photographer will be able to adapt Peter’s Natural Light skills and techniques to dramatically improve their photographic skills and business.


Target audiene:

Professional photographers and advanced amateur photographers

What you will learn:

  • Selecting the location
  • Working with Natural Light
  • See and modify light
  • Using Natural reflectors
  • Working with Models on Location
  • Posing models
  • Metering for Highlights and Shadows
  • Taking photos that do not need any retouching or adjustments
  • Photoshop techniques for natural light

Your Trainer:  
Peter Coulson, known as the modern age black-and-white master of Photography, specializes in the genres of beauty, fashion and fetish. His images are recognised and well known for their sensual, mysterious & elegant feel; always with a twist of his screwed up sense of humour. He has worked commercially as a Photographer for over 15 years. Coulson lives and breathes photography; 1/3 commercial, 1/3 educational, 1/3 shooting what he loves – 24/7. His love and passion is very evident in his work. The attention to detail, use of light, and the emotiveness of the models he shoots creating something that is visually and mentally stimulating. Fans around the world are captivated by his depth of knowledge, creativity, and incredibly fascinating photographic world. His work is a continuous series of ongoing projects, portraits and commercial work. Coulson is inspired by people, places, objects, world events, but most importantly light and emotion.

Coulson’s work has been published as covers and editorials in magazines worldwide, as well as winning multiple prestigious awards including AIPP Australian Photographer of the Year, and AIPP Fashion Photographer of the Year 3 times. He is proudly a worldwide Ambassador for Hasselblad, Zeiss and Ilford

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What you should bring (optional):
As you can actively shoot in the workshop, it is recommended that you bring your camera and a set of lenses with you.

Number of participants:
This workshop is limited to 16 people, the minimal number of participants is 7.

Wednesday, May 15th 2019

10:00 to 17:00

CHF 698.– (VAT-exempt)
Lunch, drinks and snacks will be provided for free by Light + Byte

15% discount for apprentices and students of Federally recognized photography courses
10% discount for returning LB Academy customers

Light + Byte Studio | Baslerstrasse 30 | 8048 Zurich 

Accomodations nearby:
Hotel The Flag
Ramada Hotel Zürich-City
Hotel Crowne Plaza Zürich