Join Lindsay Adler in her New York studio for a class all about the extremes of lighting! Start off with a discuss of the differences between high key and low key lighting and determining the purpose of your shoot to in turn determines the type of lighting you’ll use. In the first half of the class Lindsay focuses on low key setups, looking at the characteristics of low key photographs, discussing the modifiers you can use, and giving examples of her favorite setups. In the second half of the class Lindsay builds on what you’ve learned about low key lighting to morph into a variety of high key setups. All throughout the class Lindsay shares her perspectives on when and why she uses a particular set up and the gear she uses.

Here’s what Lindsay covers in the class:

  1. High Key vs. Low Key  Light
  2. Characteristics of Low Key
  3. Direction of Light in Low Key
  4. Low Key Lighting Modifiers
  5. How to Narrow the Light for Low Key
  6. Controlling your Light for Low
  7. Favorite Low Key Setups
  8. From Dramatic to Creative Low Key
  9. Vintage Low Key Setup
  10. Introduction to High Key Lighting
  11. Evolving from Low to High Key
  12. High Key Headshot
  13. Head to Toe High Key Setup
  14. Extreme High Key Setup
  15. Conclusion

Get ready to have a whole new repertoire of lighting setups to add to your studio offerings with Lindsay’s class Master High Key and Low Key Lighting!

Lindsay Adler

Lindsay Adler is a professional portrait and fashion photographer based in New York. For the past 10 years she has owned and operated a portrait, fashion, and wedding studio distinguished by its ‘fashion flair’ approach to imagery. As a New York fashion photographer, she has written editorials that have appeared in dozens of publications internationally. She regularly contributes to a variety of major photo publications, including “Professional Photographer,” “Rangefinder Magazine,” “Popular Photography,” and more. In May 2010 Adler published her first book, “The Linked Photographers’ Guide to Online Marketing and Social Media.” In February 2011 she published her second book, “Fashion Flair for Portrait and Wedding Photography.” Adler, a Sigma Pro, is sponsored by a variety of major photography companies and spends a lot of her time traveling to teach workshops and at major conferences. You can find her as a platform speaker at events like WPPI, PhotoPlus, NECCC, PSA, and many more. She teaches thousands of photographers annually on topics ranging from retouching to fashion techniques to studio lighting. Though only in her mid-twenties, her career and photography have received much acclaim and she has already become a respected name in the business.