Training schedule

 

Because we wanted something that was deeper and more human than a trade show, we coordinated workshops, demos, meals, and events to inspire, nourish, and entertain. Note that workshops require registration.

 
 
 
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1-2-1

introductory level

Introduction to studio flash lighting

Aimed at students and amature photographers with little or no studio experience, this 1-2-1 tuition is ideal for anyone wanting to learn the basics of studio flash photography.

This two hour session will teach you everything you need to know to get started with flash lighting. You will pick up a basic knowledge of all the studio equipment, and by the end of the session have confidence to operate the studio safely on your own.

Includes

• two hours tuition

• use of all equipment

• class notes supplied

• free refreshments

• £30 studio hire voucher

cost £60

Please bring your own camera, or say if you need to hire one from us.

introductory level

Introduction to studio portrait lighting

Aimed at amature photographers with some studio experience who want to learn studio portrait lighting techniques. If you have no experience, no worries, take our Introduction To Studio Flash Lighting course before diving into your first portraits.

This two hour session will teach you everything you need to know to take beautiful portrait images, from timeless beauty shots, to classical Rembrandt styles, to edgy fashion portraits. By the end of this session you will have confidence working with a model and studio lighting.

Includes

• two hours tuition

• two hours with portrait model

• use of all equipment

• free refreshments

• £30 studio hire voucher

cost £100

Please bring your own camera, or say if you need to hire one from us.

intermediate level

Introduction to studio fashion shots

Aimed at amature photographers with some studio experience who want to learn studio portrait lighting techniques. If you have no experience, no worries, take our Introduction To Studio Flash Lighting course before diving into your first portraits.

This two hour session will teach you everything you need to know to take beautiful portrait images, from timeless beauty shots, to classical Rembrandt styles, to edgy fashion portraits. By the end of this session you will have confidence working with a model and studio lighting.

Includes

• two hours tuition

• two hours with fashion model

• use of all equipment

• free refreshments

• £30 studio hire voucher

cost £120

Please bring your own camera, or say if you need to hire one from us.

intermediate level

Introduction to lighting the nude

Aimed at students and amature photographers with little or no studio experience, this 1-2-1 tuition is ideal for anyone wanting to learn the basics of studio flash photography.

This two hour session will teach you everything you need to know to get started with flash lighting. You will pick up a basic knowledge of all the studio equipment, and by the end of the session have confidence to operate the studio safely on your own.

Includes

• two hours tuition

• two hours with nude model

• use of all equipment

• free refreshments

• £30 studio hire voucher

cost £140

Please bring your own camera, or say if you need to hire one from us.

Workshop


intermediate level

Discover Studio 2

A four hour fast passed course in everything the studio has to offer the creative photographer. Discover our full range of equipment and facilities, that you can put into practice on your next studio hire.

This workshop includes working with a local model

This workshop will introduce you to the full potential of the studio and show you how to make your creative shoot ideas a reality.

Working with a local model, we’ll show you how to set up, Lighting, gels, wind tunnel, props, Stuck in a rut and want to explore what Studio 2 can offer your creative photography?

Aimed at photographers wanting to try something different, learn more about the full range of facilities and equipment available, this workshop is fast paced and packed with useful tips and infomation.

This workshop is for photographers who want to maximize thwith little or no studio experience, this 1-2-1 tuition is ideal for anyone wanting to learn the basics of studio flash photography.

Includes

• four hours tuition

• small group, maximum four persons

• four hour with experienced model

• introduction to all studio equipment

• free refreshments

• £30 studio hire voucher

cost £60 p/p

12:00 - 2:00

Joshua Tree Tour

Explore the natural beauty of the Mojave Desert on this three mile hike. The trail winds through Joshua Tree’s most iconic landmarks including Giant Marbles.

2:00 - 3:00

Lunch

Our friends at Señoritas serve up beef, pork, fish, chicken, and vegetarian tacos with fresh guacamole.

3:00 - 4:00

Sustainable Energy Talk

Energy engineer Mariel Briggs dishes solid sustainable advice.

4:00 - 5:00

Pickling Workshop

Learn how to quick pickle from brine brewers Gordon Byun and Petra Frenkel. Fresh fruit, veggies, and herbs provided. Register now.

 

5:00 - 7:00

Break

7:00 - 8:00

Dinner

Barbecue pitmaster Bob Mosley smokes two whole pigs.

8:00 - 9:00

Performance

Dance-Folk band Aurora Falls gives us a sneak peek of their newest album Long River.

9:00 - 11:00

Stargazing

We’ll take a night hike through Joshua Tree to get away from the light pollution of the town and our campground. Flashlights and blankets recommended.s

Portfolio


11:00 - 1:00

Brunch

The friendly folks at Hunter serve up buttermilk flapjacks, honeycakes, baked eggs and bacon, house-cured sausage, and more campsite vittles.

1:00 - 2:00

Leather Showcase

See the beautiful apparel and accessories from all of our leather vendors under one tent.

2:00 - 3:00

Leather Care Demo

From cleaning to conditioning, Hyde founder Romy Bélanger shows us the simplest and most natural ways to care for our leather goods.

4:00 - 5:00

DIY Business Tips

Union Wine Co. shares what they’ve learned since becoming a larger business.

5:00 - 7:00

Closing Ceremony

We’ll say our goodbyes with positive vibes by sharing our intentions for the future, not just as small businesses, but as compassionate people.