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High Key/Low Key Still Life Photography Workshop- Hunt’s Photo Melrose

February 24 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

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Class Summary

Date & Time:

February 24 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Hands-on instruction creating, lighting and photographing still life setups, focusing on high key and low key lighting!
Skill Level:
All Skill Levels Welcome
Emily Hojnowski
Class size:
8-10 attendees
What to Bring:
  • For this workshop, you can use a standard zoom lens, a prime lens, or even a macro lens if you want to get a little closer. Most of these options are acceptable!
  • For this workshop, we recommend bringing personal items you would like to photograph. This can be fruit, flowers, cloth, books, trinkets, jewelry, or even toys are welcome. We will also have a large collection of items, but if you have something of your own, consider bringing it.
  • Make sure to bring your tripod with a quick release plate and a shutter release, if you have one.
  • Feel free to bring snacks and water
  • Bring an extra camera battery and memory cards.
  • As always, bring your enthusiasm and creative thoughts!
Recommended Prerequisites:
Basic Knowledge of your Camera

As always, if you are sick or feeling unwell, STAY HOME! We will gladly give you a credit towards a future class.

Refund / Cancellation Policy

Refund Policy – Classes / Walks / Workshops

For classes, walks, & workshops, cancellations and postponement can be made up to 48-hours prior to the scheduled time. Refunds cannot be granted for cancellations placed less than 48-hours before a class or walk, but you can receive a 75% credit toward a future class, walk, or workshop.

For all cancellations, you must contact classes@huntsphoto.com prior to the event. If you register for a class and do not show up, your payment will be forfeited.

Still life artwork has a history dating back centuries, and has existed in photography since it became a medium. Still life photography is often used as a way of demonstrating composition, framing, and lighting. This deceptively simple genre has endless variations and possibilities, and we will spend the day tackling some of these concepts!
In this hands-on workshop, we’ll not only look at how to create dynamic still life compositions, but also discuss how to change the mood of your images by emphasizing High Key (bright, very few shadows) and Low Key (dark, lots of shadows) elements. We will discuss how to compose, light, and photograph your subject to convey the story and mood you envision. We will also show you how to get it right in camera so you can spend less time editing and more time shooting!
Attendees are recommended to not only bring their camera and tripod, but also consider bringing some basic items that you may want to photograph during the workshop.