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Peter Stein, ASC Workshop Rescheduled to September 3, 2011

  • Due to the Hurricane Irene storm warnings, this weekend's workshop has been RE-SCHEDULED for next Saturday, September 3, 2011. Please check your Inbox for the update. If you haven't yet signed up, it's not too late to register now. See you next Saturday, Sept. 3, and stay safe this weekend!" width="300" height="250" border="0">

    Analyze and Replicate Lighting from Great Cinema and Famous Paintings, with Peter Stein, ASC. Learn from the Masters.

    NEW DATE! Saturday, September 3, 2011.

    Peter Stein, ASC will recreate lighting setups using equipment from
    Scheimpflug Digital & RGH LIGHTING

    PLUS: New Door Prizes for All Attendees

    Register today for this Saturday's Workshop and Networking led by world renown Director of Photography, Peter Stein, ASC (Steven King's Graveyard Shift; Pet Sematary). Join us for this exciting, Continuing Education Workshop and networking event for the working artist shooting with DSLRs, Digital Cameras, and Film Cameras. Upon completing the workshop, attendees will receive a Certificate of Completion.

    Peter Stein, ASC will show you how to recreate lighting setups, step by step, with the following equipment:

    • * Fog machine with juice
    • * 650 fresnels with stands and scrims
    • * 300 Arris with stands and scrims
    • * 1K softlights with stands and eggcrates
    • * 4x2 kinoflo
    • * C stands
    • * sandbags
    • * 18x24 single net, double net
    • * 18x24 solid flags
    • * quad boxes
    • * 25ft extensions
    • * 1K variacs or 1K hand dimmers
    • * black wrap
    • * black and while show card
    • * gaffer's tape

    Program Details:

    • * We will talk about learning from the masters, which is one of the best ways to develop a good eye.
    • * We will review hard vs. soft light, the direction of the key and the ratio of key to fill.
    • * Making the best use of architecture and windows, and lighting backgrounds so as to add structural interest will be discussed.
    • * We will also illustrate the use of smoke, mist and dust to add texture, and show examples from various films utilizing these tools (including some over-use).
    • * We will then recreate some of these lighting setups, step by step, while referencing the monitor through the use of the DSLR camera.
    • * Some of the most important moments in film occur in close-ups. We will talk about finding the best angle, and demonstrate how to best light and compose a good close-up.
    • * A number of clips from memorable films with different "looks" will be shown, along with paintings by old masters, such as Rembrandt and Vermeer. The lighting will be broken down into understandable concepts.
    • * If time permits: we will talk about exterior lighting, light control and the use of reflectors, and butterflies.


    "...In those four hours I felt I was given more information than four semesters of film/tv or photography classes. Thanks for sponsoring these workshops."
    -Jennifer Davis-Lewis / Five Sisters and a Dog Productions.

    CLICK HERE for program details and to register online today!