Available Light

Hanson Fong M.Photog.Cr.

In this video, PPA Instructor and lighting expert Hanson Fong shares how to use available light – and the right poses – to create awesome images for that special wedding couple.

You’ll cover both indoor and outdoor lighting setups, and what works best in each scenario. From shooting in open shade outdoors to low and high angle shoots inside, Hanson gives you the techniques that work every time.

As any great photographer will tell you, variety is the key and that’s what your bride and groom want to see. Hanson coaches you on the various shots you want -- full length, close-ups, ¾ shots and more – and the different poses to capture. As always, your job is to make your clients look amazing, so you’ll discuss some key concepts for posing that will flatter any couple.

Lighting, positioning, posing, setting – learn how to bring them all together and capture the moments and the memories.

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Hanson Fong Bio

Hanson Fong is not just another wedding photographer. With over 35 years of experience, images published in numerous magazines and a plethora of degrees and accolades, Hanson is globally recognized as one of the premier photographers in the industry. This award-winning photographer and instructor sets the gold standard for others to follow, and the chance to watch him in action is not to be missed!

Known for his enthusiasm, animated personality and immense talent, Hanson's live shooting and posing demos are something to behold, especially when combined with large-scale projection images and discussions of his work. His talents and techniques span both the world of fine art and photography, and he brings a unique aesthetic style to all his work.

Hanson has lectured at every major photography school across the United States and is a frequent guest speaker at regional, national and international events and conventions. A few minutes with this inspirational personality, and you'll understand why his calendar stays full!

Website: hansonfong.smugmug.com
Facebook: Hanson Fong