Thu November 15th, 6-8pm
Hunt’s Photo, Melrose, MA
Recommended Prerequisite: Basic knowledge of your camera, interest in lighting
Class Level: Basic
Presented by photographer James Schmelzer and Panasonic
Join portrait photographer and instructor James Schmelzer for a presentation and discussion on lighting and portraits. James will take you step by step through the theory and techniques behind great studio lighting. Watch a live demonstration explaining in depth a variety of different lighting patterns, and when to use them based on facial analysis. This class will also cover outdoor lighting techniques and a variety of techniques available. James will be shooting with Lumix G series cameras and lenses, and will demonstrate why he has chosen Lumix cameras for his photography.
About the Instructor:
James Schmelzer is an award winning photographer and instructor with over 25 years’ experience teaching lighting technique. As a LUMIX Global Ambassador, James has been actively involved with Panasonic in demonstrating LUMIX cameras at trade shows and camera dealers across the country.
James uses LUMIX cameras exclusively at his studio where he specializes in wedding, portrait and fashion photography as well as video production services.
James is a longstanding member of the Professional Photographers of America, where he holds the Master Craftsmen Photography Degree. He also holds a Master of Photography Degree with the Wedding and Portrait Photographers International. James is owner of Elite Photographic Studio in Shelby Township, Michigan.