Powerful Color

Creative Portrait Lighting Using Colored Gels

A Portrait Photography Presentation by Joe Edelman

Powerful Color – Creative Portrait Lighting Using Colored Gels

Effective use of color can be the difference between an ok shot to an incredible one.

Light and color are two of the most effective tools a photographer can use to add subtle creative touches or create dramatic impactful statements in a photograph. The use of colored gels can redefine your portrait photography.

Through an immersive 3D light planning software, witness the transformation of standard shots into jaw-dropping masterpieces as Joe breaks down his signature portraits, layer by hue-filled layer.

Explore the science of color theory, understand its emotional resonance, and discover resources that will empower you to curate the perfect color palette for every shot.

Moreover, Joe will unravel the nuances of generating vivacious colors using varied light sources, ensuring you can produce radiant results with and without gels.

Here’s what you’ll walk away with:

Colorful Narratives: Delve into why color is not just an aesthetic choice but a narrative tool in portraiture.

Palette Planning: Master the art of selecting the right colors to evoke the desired emotion and tone in your shots.

Deciphering the Color Wheel: Equip yourself with the knowledge to read and utilize the color wheel effectively.

Gel Galore: Explore the different types of gels available and understand their unique impact on photographs.

DIY Magic: Create your own gels, crafting custom shades that resonate with your vision.

Light & Hues: Break down the techniques to infuse colors effectively using strobes and constant light sources.

Kickstarting Colored Gel Use: Strategies and tips to seamlessly integrate gels into your workflow.

Advanced Gel Techniques: Unearth specialized methods to harness the full potential of colored gels.

  Presentation Details

Duration: 2 Hours with time for Q&A.

Available as an In-Person or Virtual Presentation.

This subject also works very well as an in-person 4 hour hands-on workshop.

  Download Included

This program includes a digital download with notes and links to additional learning information and any equipment discussed during the presentation.

Download link is shared at the end of the presentation and will be active for 72 hours after the presentation concludes.

  Intended Audience

This interactive and inspiring session is intended for photographers of all skill levels and all interests.

The concepts and techniques apply to both digital and film photography across all genres.

  Set up Needed

In-Person: Requires the use of a digital projector and screen or a large-screen TV with a HDMI connections.

Virtual: I can host up to 100 people via ZOOM, or I can present on your organization's account. The presentation is delivered from a professional Livestream studio with professional lighting and sound.

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  Images of Live & Virtual Presentations

All of my presentations, in-person or virtual, are lively, interactive, inspiring, and packed with useful information, with a little bit of humor thrown in for good measure!

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Colorful Portraits by Joe Edelman

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