In this two day class, Rob Grimm will be covering everything he knows about shooting liquids, beer, glass bottles and liquor. Course instruction includes the use of various modifiers, diffusion, using fake ice, making fake spritz, making fake slush, beer pours, common camera angles, the use of cards with light, painting highlights, freezing liquids with splashes, using a duratrans for backgrounds, incorporating props into composition, polarizing highlights and the properties of lighting glass bottles. A special emphasis will be placed upon composition and how to creating images that evoke emotion to draw in the viewer
This is an interactive class where students will become part of the crew on 4 commercial style photo shoots. Rob will discuss all of the tricks and knowledge he’s acquired over the last two decades from pre-production to the actual photo shoot and working directly with creative directors and the client on set. This is a hands-on, interactive workshop geared towards letting the students create the images and heavily participate in the photo shoot. The class will use both medium format and common DSLR cameras.
This class is geared towards students who wish to focus on product photography, specifically with liquids and liquor. The knowledge learned in this class is applicable to other types of product photography as well. The class will prepare you with the knowledge needed to build your set, equip your studio, the lingo of working with clients and creative agencies while enhancing your knowledge of modifying light and it’s interaction with glass and liquid.