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The Complete Guide To Single Source Lighting 

Welcome to an immersive learning experience built around utilizing single source lighting in the studio and outdoors on-location. This 18+ hour course is built around the essentials of properly planning and executing stellar portraits using simple, easy to access lights and modifiers.

This tutorial includes 10 full photo shoots and over 20 post-production retouches designed to give you the most comprehensive understanding in preparing for, shooting, and retouching portraits. Prepare to learn about color space, advanced camera settings, how to look at light, how to use 1 light, how to use 2 lights, natural light, and everything involved in post-processing with Peter Coulson. After this course you will have complete confidence to go out on your own to create stunning black & white images. Peter uses and explores the Sony A7R full frame systems, 3 Canon DSLR's, and medium format to illustrate the photographic process along the way. You do not need high end gear to create stellar images, just this tutorial and a willingness to learn!

Black & White Portraits
$ 299.00
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General Overview

  • 18+ Hours of Digital Video Content That You Can Instantly Download
  • 55+ Videos That Cover 10 Different Photo Shoot Campaigns
  • Introduction To Exposure
  • Introduction To Camera Settings
  • Introduction To Camera Gear
  • Introduction To Lighting Essentials & Modifiers
  • Pro Tips on Talking To and Posing Models
  • Learn The Essentials to Creating Flawless Black & White Images
  • $40 Gift Certificate to Resolution Rentals INCLUDED
  • Color Space & Image Preparation Explained
  • Learn The Hidden Secrets Of Amazing Black & White Images
  • Learn The Essentials Of sRGB, Adobe RGB, & ProPhotoRGB Color
  • Learn The Essentials Of Breaking The Model
  • Step-by-Step Post-Processing In Photoshop
  • Custom Photoshop Action Included
  • Learn The Essentials Of Post-Production
  • Learn Perfect Dodge & Burning
  • Perfecting Tone & Color To Create A Flawless Image
  • 2 Interviews With Peter Coulson On Getting Started
  • RAW Files Included To Work On
  • You Will Never Shoot The Same Way After Watching This Tutorial

Preview Each Photo Shoot

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We build the most comprehensive photography tutorials available anywhere on the internet with the worlds best instructors. We shoot everything on-location in a documentary style to give you the sense you are with the instructor. Our goal is that you learn through seeing the entire workflow and thought process. It's our mission to cut out the frustration and guessing from your workflow. These tutorials will propel you to understand WHY and not just HOW with a solid foundation from successful teachers. Nothing is scripted, nothing is rehearsed but everything is planned. When you start one of our tutorials you are going on a immersive learning experience found only at RGG EDU.

Included with Purchase

Shoot Prerequisites

The Essentials

10 Photo Shoots

10 Different Models

Retouching Prerequisites

Getting Started in PS

Retouching Tutorials

Actions Included

Free Video: Camera Settings

Camera Settings

Getting Started

Video Chapter List

Exposure Settings

How To Properly Expose

Video Chapter List

Camera Gear

Selecting A Camera

Video Chapter List

Lighting Essentials

Modifiers You Need

Video Chapter List

  • 03 - Camera Settings
  • 03 - Prerequisite On Exposure
  • 04 - Camera Bodies & Gear
  • 05 - Lighting Essentials

Free Video: Shoot 5 Pt. 2

Shoots 1-3

2 Hours

Video Chapter List

Shoot 4&5

75 Min

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Shoot 6&7

1 Hour

Video Chapter List

Shoot 8-10

90 Min

Video Chapter List

  • 06 - Shoot 1 Part 1
  • 07 - Shoot 1 Part 2
  • 08 - Shoot 2 Part 1
  • 09 - Shoot 2 Part 2
  • 10 - Shoot 2 Part 3
  • 11 - Shoot 3 Part 1
  • 12 - Shoot 3 Part 2
  • 13 - Shoot 3 Part 3
  • 14 - Shoot 3 Part 4
  • 15 - Shoot 4 Part 1
  • 16 - Shoot 4 Part 2
  • 17 - Shoot 4 Part 3
  • 18 - Shoot 5 Part 2
  • 19 - Shoot 5 Part 2
  • 20 - Shoot 6 Part 1
  • 21 - Shoot 6 Part 2
  • 22 - Shoot 6 Part 3
  • 23 - Shoot 7 Part 1
  • 24 - Shoot 7 Part 2
  • 25 - Shoot 7 Part 3
  • 26 - Shoot 8 Part 1
  • 27 - Shoot 8 Part 2
  • 28 - Shoot 9 Part 3
  • 29 - Shoot 10 Part 1

Free Video: Blending Modes

Getting Started

Background

Video Chapter List

  • 30 - Photoshop Setup and Keystrokes
  • 31 - Brush Tool
  • 32 - Blending Modes
  • 33 - Dodge & Burn
  • 34 - Building an Action
  • 35 - History Brush Tool
  • 36 - Heal & Clone Tools
  • 37 - Liquify Tool
  • 38 - Layers & Masks
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Assignments

30 Images Retouched

Video Chapter List

  • 39 - Shoot 1 Retouching Part I
  • 40 - Shoot 1 Retouching Part II
  • 41 - Shoot 1 Retouching Part III
  • 42 - Shoot 1 Retouching Part IV
  • 43 - Shoot 1 Retouching Part V
  • 44 - Shoot 2 Retouching Part I
  • 45 - Shoot 2 Retouching Part II
  • 46 - Shoot 3 Retouching Part I
  • 47 - Shoot 3 Retouching Part II
  • 48 - Shoot 4 Retouching
  • 49 - Shoot 5 Retouching
  • 50 - Shoot 6 Retouching
  • 51 - Shoot 7 Retouching
  • 52 - Shoot 8 Retouching
  • 53 - Shoot 9 Retouching Part I
  • 54 - Shoot 9 Retouching Part II
  • 55 - Shoot 10 Retouching
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Before and After

Use the sliders below to view before and after photos on your computer or mobile device of a few images created within this tutorial. These are composite images, so multiple files are used to create one final image.

About the Instructor

Peter Coulson
B&W Photography

Peter specializes in beauty, fashion and fetish Photography with a large emphasis in black & white post processing. His world-renowned images are instantly recognizable and range in style while fusing the latest fashion trends with his personal conceptual reflections. Peter's images are strong, sensual and mysteriously elegant with a twist of his screwed-up sense of humour.

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