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Arts and Performance

Intro to Creative Studio Lighting

February 22, 2020 at 1:00pm5:00pm EST

Watson Hall, Light Work

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Workshop Description

Light it up! This hands-on workshop will provide an introduction to the creative use of studio-based strobe lights for still life and portraiture. Foundational concepts such as light falloff, contrast ratios, and three-point lighting will be explored in practical scenarios. Other topics covered will include: syncing cameras with transceivers, light modifiers, and using colored gels for creative effect.

Meet your instructor

Buffalo, New York, native Nando Alvarez-Perez studied the history of cinema at Hunter College in Manhattan and received his B.A. in film studies and special honors from the Thomas Hunter Honors Program. In 2014, he graduated from the San Francisco Art Institute, where he was awarded the Master of Fine Arts Fellowship in Photography. His work has been shown throughout the West Coast and was featured in Salón Boricua as part of the 4th Poly/Graphic Triennial in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Most recently, his work was exhibited at the inaugural edition of UNTITLED Art Fair in San Francisco as well as part of the exhibition, “Insights: New Approaches to Photography Since 2000,” at Photofairs SF. He is the co-founder and co-director of The Buffalo Institute for Contemporary Art and Editor-in-chief of Cornelia magazine

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This event was published on February 6, 2020.

Event Details

aid parking is available in the Booth Garage at the intersection of Comstock and Waverly Avenues, diagonally across the street from Light Work. There is also metered parking in front of the Syracuse University Library, on Walnut Avenue, and on Comstock Avenue across from Booth Garage. Light Work’s gallery and office and the Community Darkrooms facility are located on the main floor of the Robert B. Menschel Media Center