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Dark and Moody Chocolate Photography: DIY Natural Light Studio

Tabitha Park, Really good at waiting in lines

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13 Videos (54m)
    • Intro

    • Inspiration

    • Finding Light

    • Light Tunnel

    • Props

    • Shooting and Composition

    • Metering

    • White Balance

    • Color Casts and Reflectors

    • iPhone Photography

    • iPhone Edit

    • Project Description

    • Final Thoughts


About This Class

This class is all about justifying the purchase of a fancy chocolate bar in the name of art!

Just kidding (kind of!)

We're going to be taking gorgeous, studio-quality low-light images with beautiful diffused window light. No studio experience necessary!


Here's what we'll cover:

  1. Identifying the best light in your space and the best times of day to utilize it
  2. Shaping the existing light for a dramatic, high contrast image
  3. Styling a scene with items around the house to tell a compelling story
  4. Reading imagery to understand and replicate lighting and angle styles
  5. Composition basics and tons of miscellaneous tips
  6. Quick technical review about White Balance and Metering
  7. Workflow with a DSLR and iPhone
  8. Editing iPhone images with VSCO app for Instagram

I can't wait to see your photos!


17 of 17 students recommendSee All

A wonderful class packed with very handy tips and loads of solid knowledge about photo shooting - and the shining personality of Tabitha, her sense of humor and her cute, funny cat make you smile all the time during the class - I recommend it a lot for those who wish to learn in a very positive atmosphere :).
Karolina Szaturska

Artist & Yoga Instructor

Good examples of using the iPhone for tabletop natural light photos.
really inspiring classe





Tabitha Park

Really good at waiting in lines

Hi! I'm Tabitha and I teach photography classes. I'm a lifestyle portrait photographer for a living and I make that living in the gorgeous state of Utah! I love plants and I knit and I had my appendix removed in 2014 and sometimes I worry that I might need it later to talk to aliens. Other than that I'm pretty normal.

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