Masterclass: Studio Assistant Boot Camp with Ian Routledge

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Masterclass: Studio Assistant Boot Camp with Ian Routledge

350.00

This two day masterclass for competent photographic studio workers will teach you to take your skills to a new, professional level. You will be working with one of Adelaide’s most experienced photographers and former assistant, Ian Routledge.

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This two day masterclass is suitable for competent photographic studio workers who wish to take their skills to a new level. You will be working with one of Adelaide’s most experienced photographers and former assistant.

This intensive session covers the technical essentials of working in a studio environment and the on-set etiquette to work as part of a commercial shoot. The course is a condensed way of learning from our mistakes so you can avoid common pitfalls.

This Assistant Bootcamp gives participants a very clear plan as to how to get started in the industry- how to get booked, what to charge, gear you need, insurance etc.

You will engage with Ian to learn about his experiences and required skills to be an effective first, second or third assistant. This will wrap up on the Sunday with Digital Operations and file storage . Your participation in this masterclass will challenge and elevate your photographic studio and file retrieval skills to a much higher level than where you’re currently at.

This Masterclass participants will investigate:
• The Shoot; typical assisting tasks
• Lighting; understanding and illustrating lighting plans, cameras, lenses afternoon practical session
• Shooting on location; people skills, communication
• Digital operator; computers and required systems, backing up, software, folders and naming structures

Day 1

  •  Introduction to Ian, general expectations and outcomes.
  •  The shoot
  •  Lighting
  •  Shooting on location
  •  Typical equipment requirements
  •  Real-world Health and safety considerations


Day 2

  •  What does a Digital Operator do?
  •  Computers and systems
  •  Backing up – real-world considerations
  •  Folders and naming structures
  •  Image adjustments – colour, contrast etc
  •  Outputting files

Materials

  • Bring your camera, notebook, pens and some props to be considered for image production.
  • You will be required to wear comfortable clothing and closed shoes for the field trip and studio shooting.
  • All notes and Digital post-production while at the CCP. Studio and all equipment hire is included.