Professional Lighting

Through the understanding of lighting and the possibilities of the photographic studio, participants are offered an introduction to the world of professional photographers, while professional sharpen their knowledge on the latest trends of commercial photography. Workshops focus on the use and control of light as an expressive element in photography emphasizing on hands-on training. Students explore all types and conditions of lighting: sunlight, studio flashes, tungsten/led lights and speedlights and they get acquainted with modern practices in commercial, fashion, portrait photography and more. The program is aimed at photographers with the necessary basic technical knowledge who own a digital camera with manual settings.

The school provides the necessary technical equipment and models for the shoots that will take place during the workshops. For each workshop, the option to buy the corresponding book (in English) for further studying is available.

In a hurry to be a photographer? Early entry in all workshops one month before the end of registrations, with a 15% discount.


Giorgos Ksanthopoulos

Daylight –natural sunlight- is a photographer’s biggest ally, especially in a country as sunny as Greece. During the workshop, participants will learn how to control and use it’s infinite abilities and applications in portrait fashion and wedding photography.

Vassilis Moulagiannis

If you’ve heard a photographer say “I never use flash, I only use available light”, they probably mean “I have no idea how this thing works!”. The seminar is about understanding and creative use of the camera’s portable flash and its accessories. Students are taught hands-on the best way to use it and how to expand the lighting possibilities by combining multiple portable flash systems.

Marianna Patelida

Throughout the history of fashion photography, the portrait holds a special place having inspired creators such as Man Ray, Richard Avedon, Mario Testino, Steven Meisel and others, and can be applied in advertising campaigns, fashion and beauty editorials, but also social media. In the workshop, Ioanna Chatziandreou will guide students to develop a personal approach to fashion portrait photography and to define their own aesthetics while exploring the relationship between fashion and portraiture.

Eleftheria Nikolaidou

The workshop has been designed for those wishing to know the basic principles and techniques of studio lighting for a variety of situations and get acquainted with the equipment used in it. Through presentations and demonstrations the participants will learn the direction and quality of light, the correct exposure and color balance and will be taught lighting techniques applied to the portrait and still life.