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About This Course

If you're a photographer looking to elevate your headshot photography to the next level, then this workshop with renowned headshot photographer Peter Hurley is a must-watch. Peter is known for his unique approach to lighting and his ability to capture striking and engaging headshots that truly stand out.

In this in-depth workshop, Peter shares his extensive knowledge and techniques for mastering headshot lighting. He starts by explaining the importance of understanding facial structure and how it impacts the lighting setup. You'll learn about the key facial features to pay attention to and how to use light to enhance and flatter your subjects.

Peter guides you through his preferred lighting setups, demonstrating how to create different moods and styles using a variety of lighting modifiers. From soft and flattering light to more dramatic and edgy looks, you'll discover the secrets to achieving a wide range of headshot styles. Peter shares his insights on using different types of light sources, such as strobes, continuous lights, and natural light, and shows you how to control and shape the light to achieve your desired results.

In addition to lighting techniques, Peter delves into the art of directing and posing your subjects. He shares his tips for making your clients feel comfortable and confident in front of the camera, allowing you to capture authentic and captivating expressions. You'll learn how to guide your subjects through various poses and angles to highlight their best features and create compelling headshots.

Throughout the workshop, Peter's engaging teaching style and infectious enthusiasm make the learning process enjoyable and inspiring. His wealth of experience and expertise in headshot photography shine through as he shares practical tips, troubleshooting advice, and behind-the-scenes insights.

Whether you're a seasoned professional or just starting out in headshot photography, this workshop will equip you with the knowledge and skills to create stunning headshots that make a lasting impression. You'll gain a deep understanding of lighting techniques, facial analysis, posing, and directing, all of which are essential elements for capturing captivating headshot portraits.

Join Peter Hurley in this workshop on Master Headshot Photography Lighting and unlock the secrets to creating compelling and impactful headshots. Elevate your photography skills and take your headshot portraits to new heights under the guidance of one of the industry's leading experts.

Acquired Knowledge

In this class Peter walks you step-by-step through three different lighting setups with two different models in studio. You'll learn about the gear he uses as well as how to make a lighting setup with the gear you already have. Get a front row seat as Peter works with each model to dial in his light and bring out the very best poses from his subjects once he gets them in the zone!


Peter Hurley
New York/Los Angeles based photographer, Peter Hurley, specializes in advertising and commercial work, including portraiture, fashion, beauty, editorial, and headshots. With a background in modeling and racing sailboats (and a spot on the 2000 US Olympic sailing team), he began his photography career shooting sailboats and regatta events. His work led him into advertising, with clients like Levi’s, Reebok, DKNY, Johnnie Walker, and Axe Deodorant.


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