Recently Maximus was invited by The Royal Photographic Society to give a day's lecture on studio lighting in Cambridge which proved a great success.


So if you want to learn how to use and control light in a studio environment to improve your portraits. We are now offering studio lighting workshops. 


During the workshops we will concentrate on how we can add to and modify the light within our images using studio flash techniques and how this can be applied to your photography. All you need is an SLR camera that is capable of manual operation and has a hot-shoe mount for use with radio triggers. If in doubt please contact us.


This workshop is suitable for you if you understand aperture and shutter speed and how to set them on your camera, you will learn about:


  • Light sources and properties of light
  • Studio flash equipment & basic techniques
  • Light modifiers such as softboxes and umbrellas
  • Setting up the camera for studio work
  • How to use a flash meter
  • How to pose your model for different looks
  • High Key and Low Key Studio photography

The course can be tailored to your needs. Prices start from £100.00 per person… please contact us for the next available dates. 


Just to give you a flavour... here is Local Model and TV presenter Shona Simpson being photographed with just one light source.
Each light source has simply been modified using the following: Baby Light double shoot through Umbrellas, Translucent Umbrella shoot through, Silver Reflector Umbrella, Gold Reflector Umbrella, Small 70cm Softbox, Bounced Light, Large Softbox, Honeycomb Gridded Spot and a Beauty Dish.



Baby Light, Double Shoot through Umbrellas

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Baby Light, Double Shoot through Umbrellas

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Shoot through Umbrella

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Shoot through Umbrella

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Silver Umbrella

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Silver Umbrella

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70cm Softbox

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70cm Softbox

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Bounced Reflector

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Bounced Reflector

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Honeycomb Grid Spot

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Honeycomb Grid Spot

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1m Large Softbox

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1m Large Softbox

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Beauty Dish

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Beauty Dish

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