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Advanced Studio – WINTER

Advanced Studio is a course designed for photographers who have taken The Art of Studio (or have previous experience using strobes w/ tethered shooting in the studio) who wish to create dynamic still life images. Students will focusing on individual projects, styling editorial set ups and crafting light that supports the goal of the images. This course will include opportunities for more intensive discussion on how composition, color, props and constructed light work together to make visually sophisticated imagery. Students will enjoy independent studio set-ups with personalized feedback during shooting sessions. This is considered an intermediate to advanced level course.
All lighting equipment and computers are provided by the school.


Required Equipment:

Digital SLR or mirrorless camera and lens with ability to tether to a computer and “PC to Household” cord. If the student plans to use their own computer they will need the proper digital capture software for their camera.
“Safe sync” and 15′ sync cable
portable hard drive USB 3.0 Camera Tether (recommended:

Pre-Requisite: This course is suitable for any photographer who completed an Intro to Studio Course and has a strong understanding of their camera’s manual controls, manual exposure and controlled light. This is considered an Advanced Level Course.

About the instructor: Gary Tardiff

Gary Tardiff is a Boston based food and beverage photographer creating compelling images of every kind of food imaginable for advertising agencies, design firms and corporations directly. A graduate of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and the New England School of Photography’s Advertising Program, Gary opened his Boston studio in 1980 and continues to combine his old school methods with the latest in digital technologies to create a fresh and flavorful perspective. You can find Gary’s expertise at the newsstand, on the supermarket shelf and at your favorite dining spot. To see more of Gary's work, go to:

January 10 - March 13

Friday 11:00AM-2:30PM


$595 / $625

$595.00 for registration and payment in full received by 12/18/2019.

$625.00 for registration received after 12/18/2019.

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Please note: NESOP’s evening workshops do not fall under the scope of the school’s accreditation, and so they are not accredited by ACCSC.