Lighting Theory & Equipment

Photography Lighting

Learn to harness the incredible power of light.

For a photographer, light is everything – the key that unlocks your creative potential, the element that brings your vision to life. Want to maximise your images’ emotional impact? Learn photography lighting with a true master, from the fundamental science to the emotive art.
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The Key to Great Photography Is Light

From the physics behind lighting theory to the numerous available studio lights, it can seem like a lot to learn. But when you approach it in an accessible, step-by-step way, light is something anyone can master.

  • 31 Classes
  • 45+ Hours content
  • Level: All Levels

Control Light Confidently

Our Lighting Theory classes offer an engaging and enlightening path to help you grasp the essentials, making your learning experience not only efficient but enjoyable.

Light is central to your ability to create breathtaking imagery. With the knowledge in these classes, you'll soon be able to command light with absolute confidence.

Automotive Product Photography

Know the Kit You Need to Get Results

From modifiers to stands, this comprehensive series of classes guides you through the essentials. Assemble your perfect studio setup, whether it's a minimalist portrait configuration or a more specialized, advanced kit for your unique creative needs.

We also have multiple classes on backgrounds, from which materials to use to how to create pure white and gradient backgrounds.

Automotive Product Photography

Master the art of creating captivating images through expertly controlled light.

Types of Studio Light

Explore the diverse world of studio lighting, from softboxes to strobes, and master the art of choosing the right light source for your vision.

Lens Choice

Discover how your lens selection can dramatically impact the  composition of your photographs.

Flash Power and Duration

Learn the intricacies of flash power and duration, and how these settings influence illumination and mood in images.

Getting Correct Exposure

Uncover the secrets to achieving perfect exposure, balancing light and shadow to capture images that truly stand out.


Studio Kit

Explore essential studio equipment and accessories that enable you to control and shape light.

The Inverse Square Law

Demystify the physics of light with the Inverse Square Law, a fundamental principle that governs the behaviour of light.


Master the art of choosing and creating backgrounds to enhance your photographs.

Colour Checker Cards

Discover the invaluable role of colour checker cards in achieving accurate colour reproduction, ensuring your photos pop with vibrancy and precision.


Lighting Theory and Equipment Classes

Lighting Theory and Equipment

Know everything about light
  • 21 Classes
  • 6 Hours content
  • Level: All Levels

Here you’ll find a complete introduction to studio lighting and equipment, covering fundamental concepts related to portraiture, product and fashion photography.

What you’ll learn:

  • How to recognise, modify and control light
  • Hard vs soft light
  • Techniques for controlling light and the inverse square law
  • Different types of studio lighting
  • Understand flash power and duration
  • How to choose the right lens for studio photography
  • Tips to set up your own photography studio

Using Lighting Modifiers

Learn how, why, and which lighting modifiers to use

Using Lighting Modifiers

Lighting Modifiers & Their Effects
  • 10 Classes
  • 12+ hours content
  • Level: All Levels

Wondering what a softbox is? Unsure when to use one instead of an umbrella? Baffled by beauty dishes? These classes are for you.

What you’ll learn:

  • What parabolic reflector means in photography and what they do
  • The effects of different lighting modifiers
  • What a beauty dish does
  • The difference between a beauty dish and a softbox
  • The best size softbox for portraits
  • What umbrella lighting is used for and how to use it
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