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2017 Advanced Workshop

CINEMATIC PORTRAIT

Flower and Magic Puff power...

"Flower and Magic Puff power..." Lighting Set up: Franc / Concept and Model: Dean / Shot: Franc with Sony A7M2 + Nikon AI AUTO 50 mm F/1.4 (old Manual focus lens)

The concept of this workshop is to turn students into different characters, by building a scene with a certain mood, posture, and …


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SEEING LIGHT

Apolline running after her shadow under the sun. Nikon D750 ISO100 1/3200s with 85 mm f/1.4 @ f/1.8

Apolline running after her shadow under the winter sun. Nikon D750 ISO100 1/3200s with 85 mm f/1.4 @ f/1.8

For beginners, a good photography starts with a good subject. While progressing, the quality of light becomes a priority over subject, as …


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Shooting Fireworks

It does not look like it, but this is a firework picture. Hand held, slow shutter speed with zoom out. Lumix GH1 ISO400 1/4s with 14-45 mm f/3.5-5.6 @ 16mm f/3.5

It does not look like it, but this is a firework picture. Hand held, slow shutter speed with zoom out. Lumix GH1 ISO400 1/4s with 14-45 mm f/3.5-5.6 @ 16mm f/3.5

Here are the 10 most asked question for shooting fireworks, and I am answering to all of them! By Franc Peret During …


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The 3 Steps of Photography

Apolline in Sunflower field. Grabbing special moments quickly, with the right exposure and focus, while Composing the shot the best you can is the basic need of photography.

Apolline in Sunflower field. Grabbing special moments quickly, with the right exposure and focus, while Composing the shot the best you can is the basic need of photography.

I am used to divide my Essential Photography course in three steps. First, providing essential technical knowledge. Second, explaining essential composition rules. …


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Mastering Black and White

A selfie of me and my little one. Strong sun (contrast and hard shadow) is your best friend for B&W. It also allows you to shoot faster (to freeze motion) while using a smaller aperture on a base ISO to get more sharpness, more details and more depth of field.

A selfie of me and my little one. Strong sun (contrast and hard shadow) is your best friend for B&W. It also allows you to shoot faster (to freeze motion) while using a smaller aperture on a base ISO to get more sharpness, more details and more depth of field.

Many amateur photographer think that to achieve a black and white picture they just need to get rid of the color of …


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Shooting Flat for Good

On the left side, the video frame as recorded in V-Log with Panasonic GH4. On the right side, the same frame post processed with a LUT set up.

On the left side, the video frame as recorded in V-Log with Panasonic GH4. On the right side, the same frame post processed with a LUT set up.

V-Log and LUT offer new solution for video recording with a flat image at start which can be tweak in post processing …


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