Learn How to Light & Pose Portraits – Workshop with Peter Gold

  By Ryley Smith


If you are trying to think of some great New Year’s resolutions, why not take your lighting game to the next level? We have a lighting workshop that is guaranteed to help brighten your photography! Lighting & Posing Portrait Workshop, taught by The Camera Store’s Peter Gold, focuses on the fundamentals of lighting and how to create more compelling images. Why not start 2023 by mastering the art of lighting!

Lighting & Posing Portrait  Workshop – Jan 22nd, 2023   

Conquer your fear of lighting with the help of Peter Gold’s easy-to-understand workflow. Whether you’re in a studio, on location, or outdoors, this workshop will teach you how to simplify your lighting and posing techniques to allow you to create powerful portraits!

Topics include:

  • Choosing the right studio lighting kit
  • Backgrounds, light modifiers, meters, and props
  • Classic portraiture
  • Posing people individually and in groups
  • Window lighting, one-light setup, two-light setup
  • How to handle outdoor lighting with reflectors, speedlights or portable studio strobes, and much more.

Instructor: Peter Gold
Date: Sunday, January 22, 2023
Duration:  7 Hours
Cost: $249


Ryley graduated in 2018 from the U of C, with a bachelor in Sociology. With a strong love for writing, and having dabbled in photography, she wanted to take her curious mind and put it towards a more fun and creative future. In her spare time, Ryley finds herself camping, skiing, and fishing. She also loves craft beer and interesting food, ideally together.