August 21th - September 11th
MAGIC OF LIGHT
Friendship with ANY type of lighting will widen your creative possibilities and reduce hours in Photoshop !
WHO IS THIS FOR?
For those who like to admire natural and daily light with their eyes, but can't depict it with their cameras.

For those who are afraid of harsh shadows on a sunny or a cloudy day and for those who don't trust artificial electric bulbs light.

For those who are bored with studio schemes and strive for experiments.

For beginners in photography, since light is where the photographic journey begins.

WHAT IS IN THE PROGRAM?
8 lessons.
6 recorded lessons.
(Please, see details in the DETAILED PROGRAM section)

2 big live webinar meetings:
1 – an introductory one to break the ice, exchange questions-answers, share experience
2 – a final detailed homework review

My support and feedback in the telegram group chat.

(Please, see details below)

WHAT WILL YOU NEED?
In general, nothing extraordinary - just some knowledge of the basic camera settings.

You can even shoot with your smartphone.

However, for low-light shootings it is still better to have a fast lens.

You should also have Installed Telegram messenger (for chat) and Zoom for webinars.

WHO IS YOUR TUTOR?
My name is Anka Zhuravleva and I am a fine art photographer with a background in painting and a degree in architecture.

I have been teaching workshops and masterclasses for the last 10 years.
More than 3000 of photographers are successfully applying the knowledges form my education programs.

More about me HERE
HOW DOES EVERYTHING WORK?
After registration, you should receive welcoming letters in your mailbox (if they do not come, check for spam / promo folders) or write me to connect.anka@gmail.com and I'll fix it.

The letters will contain access links to your personal account and your login info.

Once logged in you will be able to watch the lessons directly on the website of the photo school ankagrafia.com
They will appear on the home page under "my courses".

WHEN?
The course starts with an introductory webinar August, 21 at 6 pm London time.

Recorded lessons will open up according to the schedule (see below).

The final homework webinar will take place on September, 11
at 6 pm London time.


WHAT ELSE?
You'll get access to a private telegram group chat. It's a comfortable space where groupmates support and encourage each other and get feedback from me.

A bonus: a regular 20% student discount you get access to at the end of the course.
PRICE AND PAYMENT.
149 euro.

Regular Secure Online Payment
- Card payment
- PayPal





SEE DETAILED PROGRAM AND SCHEDULE BELOW
LESSON №1

INTRUDUCTORY LIVE WEBINAR
Live, August,21
6 p.m. London time.


An introductory webinar
A friendly meeting, a kind of a therapy session, during which I will do my best to reassure you about your fears, share my experience and answer all your questions.


LESSON №2

THEORY, EQUIPMENT.
Recorded, August, 21
Terminology of lighting,
types of light sources and their difference, a lot of examples with explanations.

List of materials at hand that you will need for shootings along the course - light sources, reflectors, diffusers, special effects.
LESSON №3

HARSH LIGHT
Recorded, opens August, 24


Light harshness may be beautiful.
Shadows as a creative tool: learning to notice and create light-and-shade.
Searching for soft light on a sunny day.
Backlight. Work in the shade.
Soft effect diffusers and reflectors made from available materials.

The lesson includes visual materials, detailed explanations and the photoshoot video backstage, created in the framework of the course.
LESSON №4

SOFT LIGHT
Recorded, August, 27

Getting the most of the window daily light.

Golden and Blue hours – 60 minute challenge.
Taking 100% advantage of the Golden and Blue hours magic.

Through clouds and mist 'terrifying' tonal perspective towards atmospheric light and special effects with no Photoshop.

The lesson includes visual materials, detailed explanations and the photoshoot video backstage, created in the framework of the course.
LESSON № 5

CINEMATIC LIGHTING INDOORS.
Recorded, opens August, 31


Creating an interesting volumetric light with practical lights.

Using household lamps and discovering cinematic tricks.

The lesson includes visual materials, lighting schemes, detailed explanations and the photoshoot video backstage, created in the framework of the course.
LESON № 6

NOCTURNAL LIGHT.
Recorded, opens September, 3
at 12 p.m. London time.


Shop-windows, cafes, lanterns as free illumination tools.

Things you should know not to be afraid to photoshoot at night time.

How do you find good spots for night portraiture shots.

The lesson includes visual materials and detailed explanations .
LESSON № 7

ALTERNATIVE SOURCES OF LIGHT.
Recorded, opens September, 7

LEDs, lanterns, IKEA bulbs, smartphones flashlights + the power of creativity = great experiments results!

Mixing sources of light of different colours, improvising and learning to be artists of light.


LESSON №8

FINAL HOMEWORKS
REVIEW
Live, September, 11

6 p.m. London time.

Save at least 3 hours for this lesson - it's show time!

Live webinar in which I go through your homework photos in detail, reviewing and explaining.

Let me PROUDLY introduce
THE HOMEWORKS OF MY STUDENTS FROM THE COURSE
FEEDBACK FROM THE PARTICIPANTS
MAGIC OF LIGHT
Price and payments
149 euro. Card, PayPal.