Introduction to Studio Photography

I’ve been working towards this for a while now and I’m very pleased to announce that I’ll soon be providing a studio photography course programme through theLightMatters. They’ll be held at my Surrey studio and will be aimed at amateur and enthusiast photographers alike. The courses will start out very simple at first and I’ll be adding more advanced techniques as time goes by.

More information about the first course after the jump…

Introduction to Basic Studio Photography

Taught course in the studio with approximately 40% theory and 60% photo-shoot.


  • Introduction to studio lighting equipment
  • Lighting theory
  • Characteristics of light…
  • Modifiers: what they do and why we use them
  • Lighting patterns
  • High key lighting
  • Portrait and Beauty lighting
  • Low key lighting

Who is it aimed at?
Amateur and enthusiast photographers who would like to take their photography to the next level.


  • Must have a DSLR camera with hot shoe or PC socket
  • Basic knowledge of their own camera

More information will be available soon through my blog, In the meantime, I can strongly recommend the following books on the subject if you’re serious about taking your photography to the next level.




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