This post is by David Hobby from Strobist
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I very much enjoy teaching small-class lighting workshops. But because of time constraints they only happen about once or twice a year.
When workshops do open up, they fill very quickly — often before many people even
they were available. So I have decided to create an interest list to help make notification of an upcoming workshop a much fairer process.
About the Classes
Strobist® Lighting Workshops are held as both single- an multi-day events. They have small class sizes and feature lots of time behind the camera. In the longstanding tradition of Strobist.com, our goal is to deliver as much value and knowledge as possible while keeping the costs economically accessible.
We work in an environment of rotating small teams, with lots of one-to-one instruction. We have fun, and I can guarantee you’ll have a solid understanding of lighting principles before you leave. Or I won’t let you leave.
Single day workshops are usually held near my home base in the Baltimore/Washington area, but are occasionally held elsewhere. That is why I am also collecting geo-information, so I can notify people if a one-day workshop would be occurring near their home.
Extended lighting workshops (usually 2-3 days in length) are generally held in an area that is both economically accessible, and very much worth the trip. Because if you are going to travel for something like this, why not go to a cool destination?
The goal for multi-day workshops is a fast-paced/fun/firehose weekend, in a fantastic setting, while working to keep everything to a manageable cost.
Might Be Interested? Let Me Know.
The interest sign-up list approach has proved to be both fair and efficient for our X-Peditions trips. So I am going to use that approach for single- and multi-day small-class lighting workshops as well.
Here’s how it works.
1. If you think you even might be interested in a single- or multi-day lighting workshop, please submit your name and email below. This confers no obligation on you whatsoever.
2. I will only use your email for the purpose of giving you advance notice for small-class lighting workshops. I do not sell, rent or otherwise share your email. Because I hate companies who do that.
3. When I have an upcoming workshop, you’ll get an email notice well before it is publicly announced. In fact, because of this interest list, future lighting workshops likely won’t be publicly announced at all.
4. Make sure to include your city/state/country. If I suddenly find I have 30 people from Pitchfork, Nebraska who are interested, it may well make sense to reach out to those people and work out a nearby location.