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Small Lights/Epic Portraits with Jeremy Saffer

August 11 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

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Class Summary

Date & Time:

August 11 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

Location:
Hunt's Photo Waltham
Featuring:
A workshop focused on using battery powered small and lightweight lighting for some epic portraiture
Co/Guest Instructor:
Rock & Celebrity Photographer Jeremy Saffer
Class size:
Up to 15 attendees
What to Bring:
  • Your camera (digital if you could please)
  • Any lenses you want to use
  • Feel free to bring snacks and water. There will be snacks on hand, but if you have any dietary restrictions please let us know
  • Bring an extra camera battery and freshly formatted memory cards
  • Anything you want to take notes with
  • As always, bring your enthusiasm and creative thoughts!
Recommended Prerequisites:
Having a basic understanding of photography, camera settings, and being familiar with your camera is important. Students must be able to operate their camera?s menu navigation and button system on their own. Knowledge of photography basics & understanding of the exposure triangle required. Students do not need any prior lighting experience
Misc:

ABOUT OUR WEEKEND OF WORKSHOPS WITH JEREMY SAFFER
Small Lights/Epic Portraits is the third day of our weekend workshops with Jeremy Saffer. Friday is “Totally Tubular”, featuring only tube lighting, and Saturday is “Get the LED Out”, featuring all LED Lighting. If you would like to sign up for all three days at a discounted rate, make sure to choose the Three Day Option!

If you are sick or feeling unwell, STAY HOME! We will gladly give you a credit towards a future workshop. Also, please note: We are requiring that ANY ATTENDEE with a cough MUST wear a mask for the health and safety of the attendees, instructors, and models.

Important Notes:
Video Recording is not permitted but taking BTS photos are fine
Policies:
Refund / Cancellation Policy

Refund Policy – Special Workshop

Certain special workshops, such as this one, are non-refundable. However, we understand that life happens, and you can receive a 50% credit towards a class in the future if you need to cancel.

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.

Join photographer Jeremy Saffer in a workshop focused on using battery powered small and lightweight lighting for some epic portraiture. With just a few small cases, Jeremy will build to a full studio setup with 12+ lights, stands, and mods, everything needed for a wide variety of different lighting setups and options to light and capture an incredible shoot with tons of versatility.
Be it shooting in studio, traveling locally, or flying across the world, this workshop will use equipment that can easily pack up and go with you anywhere you want or need to shoot.

TOPICS COVERED

• Why compact lighting? Why cordless?
• Traveling as a photographer: what gear to take with you and what to leave behind?
• Cases: What cases best protect your gear?
• Packing Lite: How to maximize space when traveling
• Travel Safety: Making sure your gear arrives safely to your destination
• Travel Hacks: A few tips and tricks from a well traveled road warrior be it by air or land.
• LITE lighting: Using small source lighting for big results
• Lights: Tubes vs Cob LED lighting.
• Lighting: Mixing white balances and colors
• Light FX and APP: Using Lighting FX and App control to your advantage.

SCHEDULE
10:00 a.m – 7:00 p.m.

10:00 a.m. – Intro to Jeremy Saffer
10:15 a.m. – Small lights / epic portraits
11:00 a.m. – Gear rundown and demo
11:30 a.m. – Studio build from cases to set.
12:00 p.m. – Break / Lunch (Time may vary)
12:30 p.m. – Pre-shoot QnA with guest/band.
1:00 p.m. – Live Shoot: Jeremy photographs guest bands/models
2:30 p.m. – Live Shoot: Students photograph guest bands/models
6:00 p.m. – Wrap up/final band QnA/feedback
7:00 p.m. – Wrap/QnA
8:00 p.m. – Optional Dinner with Jeremy

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
Anyone with an interest in portrait photography and lighting will gain much from this program. Music photographers looking to get into music portraiture. Any photographers who want the chance to photograph a band using professional lighting in a studio setting.

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW
Having a basic understanding of photography, camera settings, and being familiar with your camera is important but students do not need any prior lighting experience.

ABOUT OUR WEEKEND OF WORKSHOPS WITH JEREMY SAFFER
Small Lights/Epic Portraits is the third day of our weekend workshops with Jeremy Saffer. Friday is “Totally Tubular”, featuring only tube lighting, and Saturday is “Get the LED Out”, featuring all LED Lighting. If you would like to sign up for all three days at a discounted rate, make sure to choose the Three Day Option!

About Jeremy Saffer: Since 2004, photographer Jeremy Saffer has been making figures from the world of music, movies, and pop culture look iconic. Rightfully regarded as one of the most stylish and likable visual artists in contemporary media, he has crafted a recognizable, unique and fantastical range of styles that continue to dazzle in fresh and creative ways.
Utilizing his natural gift for alternative flair, it is Jeremy’s calling card to develop images and looks for clients that truly make the subject matter shine with star appeal and majestic imagery. For these reasons plus his likable, knowledgable personality, his portfolio extends to the covers and inside the pages of international publications such as Kerrang, Revolver, Metal Hammer, Alternative Press, Guitar World, Outburn, and countless other publications.
For a look at the caliber of entertainer who trusts Jeremy with their iconic imagery, you can look to the likes of hard rock and metal legends from Alice Cooper, Metallica, Slayer, Korn and Megadeth to contemporary heavyweights Slipknot, Avenged Sevenfold, Ghost, Bring Me The Horizon and more, movie and TV legends from A Nightmare On Elm Street, The Walking Dead, Hellraiser, A Clockwork Orange’s Malcolm McDowell and many, many more.
Saffer has been enlisted by both publications and the talent themselves, providing eye-popping album covers for the likes of Killswitch Engage and A Day To Remember, producing multiple A-list print series projects and gaining millions of YouTube views from music videos he has directed with In This Moment, Buckcherry, members of Rob Zombie and New Years Day and more.
On top of this elite tier talent list, for the past 10+ years, Jeremy has held seminars and workshops all across the United States encouraging droves of budding photographers and helping tomorrow’s visual artists develop a style of their own.
As you would expect for someone with such a dynamic and interesting style, Saffer extends to fine art photography with a litany of impactful and cinematic shots and scenes in his archive. His international back catalogue also includes hundreds of models and settings being used across a multitude of books, galleries, displays and art prints that have been sold all over the world.
The wealth of vision from his storied and unique career can be found in Jeremy’s latest project, The Daughters Of Darkness. A fearless and provocative hybrid of his iconic music photography and penchant for fine art, the project explores beauty within the macabre and features tributes to his love of black metal, doom and fantastical imagery. Daring to take his art into the furthest reaches of his imagination, this is sure to be a milestone in a career that continues to impress and expand into bold and brave new horizons.