Lighting Workshop Student Feedback

Light it like Vemeer - Girl with a Pearl Earring Lighting Setup

Some would argue that lighting is half the battle in telling a story with film. Really, we are telling story with light. So a technical knowledge of how to set up a camera is important, but it’s not the end all – it’s what you need to know after the shot has been properly lit.

Accordingly, we had many requests for a lighting class to go along with the Canon DSLR 5D classes we started several years ago. Having set the bar pretty high on the DSLR filmmaker training, the Chief Instructor, Fletch Murray, was determined to create a one-of-a-kind lighting workshop that met or exceeded the level of training we provided at the Canon Boot Camp. Many hours and late nights went into developing the course outline and related materials. In his mind, it’s not enough to just TELL students what to do – they need to actually do it hands-on, one step at a time, during the class. 100% proficiency was the goal.

History was made on 2 March 2013 when our first Lighting Workshop was held at our HQ in Burbank, CA. To get a copy of the Lighting Workshop Agenda, visit and “Like” our Facebook Page and simply download the PDF file. Just warning you – it’s two packed pages of hot lighting action.

Instead of going on and on about how great the workshop is, wouldn’t you like to hear from the students themselves? After each class ends, we ask the students to take a moment and give us feedback on various part of the class. So here’s a couple snapshots of the actual surveys two students filled out, so you can have it right from the horse’s mouth.


Lighting Survey Feedback

Lighting Workshop Feedback

“Exceeded expectations” is the usual result at our Canon Boot Camps and we have successfully carried the same results over to our lighting workshops. The next lighting workshop is May 25 & 26. At the time of this writing, no other Lighting Workshops have been scheduled, so don’t wait, sign up for the May workshop before it fills up. Got questions? Call us at 818-841-9660 and we’ll be happy to talk to you.

Fletch and Michael replicate Vermeer's Pearl Earring Lighting Setup


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