RGG EDU – Dramatic Portraiture & Lighting with Chris Knight [ 2017 ]

RGG EDU – Dramatic Portraiture & Lighting with Chris Knight [ 2017 ]

RGG EDU – Dramatic Portraiture & Lighting with Chris Knight [ 2017 ]
WEBRip | MP4 + Project files | English | 1920 x 1080 | AVC ~1215 kbps | 23.976 fps
AAC | 138 Kbps | 48.0 KHz | 2 channels | Subs: English | 13:38:34 | 11.1 GB
Genre: Video Tutorial / Photographing, Adobe Photoshop

Shadow, Emotion, Mood, Storytelling; all of these are foundational elements of a dramatic portrait. For photographers aching to improve their grasp on the tools of dramatic portraiture, knowing where, and how to start, can puzzle even the most sophisticated of artists.

Weve partnered with Chris Knight, one of the best in the portraiture industry, to provide you with the highest quality educational experience possible. In this new tutorial, Chris takes you step-by-step in this all-inclusive walkthrough of his advanced portrait workflow. The story-telling centrality of his method lies in the understanding that crafting light should help to fulfill the narrative, not the other way around.

Approaching the concept of portraiture can be both a daunting and intimidating task. Chris Knight provides a total dissection of the tools and techniques of dramatic lighting to give you a creative foundation and expanded understanding of the key elements of a dramatic portrait. Chris begins by unpacking the core concepts, which grow with increasing complexity. As a teaching professional, his ability to compound the fundamentals provides you with a dynamic, unique, and effective approach to portraiture.

01-01 Getting Started-Introduction
01-02 Getting Started-How We See
02-03 Technical Lighting-Qualities of Light
02-04 Technical Lighting-Modifications of Light
02-05 Technical Lighting-Size Matters
02-06 Technical Lighting-Lighting Patterns
02-07 Technical Lighting-Purpose of Light
02-08 Technical Lighting-Ratios of Light
02-09 Technical Lighting-Shape of Light
02-10 Technical Lighting-Controlling Light
02-11 Technical Lighting-Favorites
03-12 Hollywood Shoot-Introduction
03-13 Hollywood Shoot-The Gentleman
03-14 Hollywood Shoot-The Lady
03-15 Hollywood Shoot-The Couple
03-16 Hollywood Shoot-Culling
03-17 Hollywood Shoot-Quick Development
03-18 Hollywood Shoot-Cleanup
03-19 Hollywood Shoot-Skin
03-20 Hollywood Shoot-Global Dodge and Burn
03-21 Hollywood Shoot-Liquify
03-22 Hollywood Shoot-Color and Tone
03-23 Hollywood Shoot-Sharpen, Noise, and Output
04-24 Don Quixote-Introduction
04-25 Don Quixote-Pose One
04-26 Don Quixote-Pose Two
04-27 Don Quixote-Pose Three
04-28 Don Quixote-Culling and Quick Development
04-29 Don Quixote-Full Image Workflow
04-30 Don Quixote-Image Two Workflow
05-31 Nativity Scene-Introduction
05-32 Nativity Scene-Kim + Kanye
05-33 Nativity Scene-Culling and Quick Development
05-34 Nativity Scene-Assembly
05-35 Nativity Scene-Cleanup
05-36 Nativity Scene-Toning
05-37 Nativity Scene-Personal Style and Closing Statement

About the Instructor
Chris Knight
Commercial Photographer
Chris Knight was born in Wiesbaden, Germany and hardened by the sweaty, nearly chewable, humidity of Florida. He combines his unconditional love of art history with his conditional love of technology, topping it off with a flare for the cinematic and an uncompromising eye for detail. His work has appeared in or on Vogue, People, MSNBC, ABC, Ocean Drive, GQ and others. Chris is an instructor at Pratt Institute as well as the New York Film Academy.




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