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In the News…Lighting In Vancouver

Jan 20

In Seminars & Workshops at 6:55am

In February, heading back to one of my favorite places to shoot, Vancouver, Canada. I’ll be up there for a week, and teaching a wide array of flash techniques, both in seminar style classes and one and two day intensive workshops. Hit this link for full info.

It’ll be a hoot. I reunite with some of my favorite models, and favorite photo community folks, such as the dramatically beautiful Shazmin, shot here with just one light.

Also get a chance to work again with friend and local Vancouver shooter, Syx Langemann. Syx is something of a legend up there in Vancouver, and I always enjoy the collaboration. It’s also a chance to update their family photo.

One of Syx’s specialties has always been nudes, dance, and figure studies, and he and Taryn actually met on such a shoot. So, in keeping with that tradition, I photographed the two of them when Taryn was pregnant with their first. They have two kids now, so time for a new portrait this year.

Vancouver remains a wonderfully vibrant and creative photo community, and I always learn a great deal whenever I am there. It’s a chance to experiment, teach, and shoot in a great city, and one that actually has decent weather in February. (Well, compared to Connecticut.)

The workshops are produced and staged by Marc Koegel and the Vancouver Photo Workshops group. Also a big shout out to Amanda Mohammed and the whole crew at Nikon Canada for helping us get this going!

More tk….

Marc Koeel says:

on January 20, 2014 at 1:08 pm

Thank you for the post Joe! We cannot wait to get you back over here to Vancouver! It is always an honor to host you! I second your thanks to Amanda and the team of Nikon Canada for helping us make this happen. Looking forward to 10 days of inspiration, learning and catching up with friends – we’ll get everyone around the dinner table again as well.
Take care and see you soon!

Michael Bartens says:

on January 20, 2014 at 9:30 pm

Already signed up for a seminar. Can’t wait to learn from one the best lighting and photography guys in the world.
Just wish I could afford one of the workshops.

Elaine says:

on January 29, 2014 at 3:44 pm

If you had said Toronto, well that would have made me excited…Vancouver’s ok I guess! 😉 Wishing you were coming to Toronto and wondering how you lit Shazmin with one light in the above photo. LOVE IT!!!

Doug Richdale says:

on February 14, 2014 at 12:05 pm

I had the privilege of attending Joe’s opening seminar at the Iron Works Studio last night in Vancouver. Everyone had a blast. Lots of laughs. It was extremely informative and interactive and I was on the edge of my seat the whole night. 3 hours goes by so fast but I learned so much. Glad you made it through customs on time Joe. Thanks and come back to Canada soon.

Ian Bell says:

on February 15, 2014 at 9:53 pm

Thanks for butt kicking. You make it look easy. Lots of terrific, common sense info I take into the field and be a better shooter in varied locations. I don’ t know where you conjure your energy but I’m glad you do!

Chad Bromley says:

on February 21, 2014 at 2:02 am

The 3rd image in this blog. Ive always wondered how you achive this almost slit of light down the face? Its a great shot joe.

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