Introduction to Studio Lighting: Still Life & Product

This intimate in-person class will introduce you to studio lighting and shooting techniques for still-life and product photography. Throughout this 2-day course, Instructor Mark Chen will present students with a series of exercises, instruct students on arranging and photographing various objects and products, and illustrate how to approach their photographs based on their surface, texture, and opacity. Using both continuous and strobe lights, students will learn how to control light and present objects in an attractive and inviting manner.


Registration & Fees: $175
Members Enjoy 20% Off Tuition


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Attention: This class is In-Person at Houston Center for Photography (1441 West Alabama, Houston, Texas 77006.)

As we reopen our doors to allow for in-person classes, we used CDC recommendations and museum guidelines from the State of Texas to create our reopening policies and procedures. Please see here for more information about HCP’s Health & Safety Protocols. 

If you have any questions about our protocols or about registering for a class, please email education@hcponline.org for more details.



Class meets:
Saturday, December 4th & Sunday, December 5th
3 - 6 pm CT


Capture, Lighting

What to Bring to Class

Digital Camera with 'Manual' Mode


Mark Chen