Live Shoot

One Light - 5 looks

Watch as I take you through 5 different styles of shoot and loads of different images - all with ONE light!
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What you are going to learn

You don't need masses of lighting to make great images, watch how.

I was challenged to make 5 great images with just one light by one of our models, watch as I go through how I do it and why you don't need to have lots of lights to make the great images you want. 
In this shoot you will learn:

  • How minimal kit can make great images
  • How utilising the inverse square law can radically alter the lighting effect
  • How adjusting the quality of light can change the image narrative
  • Which "bit" is the best bit of light to use
  • When to add light or take it away
  • How lighting patterns effect image mood
  • How great light, styling and pose make the most powerful images
  • Why careful metering matters
  • How to get the maximum return on investment from your lighting effort
  • Plus many, many tips, tricks and insights from a 34 plus year career.

Damian McGillicuddy

Lead Instructor
About Me
With over 34 years in the industry, from opening my first 'General Practice' studio in Widnes to becoming an international celebrity and fashion photographer, I have seen, done and shot just about everything in the world of photography.
My clients include some of the biggest companies and brands in the world, such as John Lewis, L'Oreal and Aston Martin. My work is collected by celebrities, musicians and entrepreneurs and I have photographed everyone from Rock Stars and Actors to Politicians and Prime Ministers.
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