Studio Lighting for Portraits

Studio Lighting for Portraits

Sunday, October 29, 2017 -
10:00 to 17:00
$ 130.00 CAD
$ 120.00 CAD

Using the studio space in Gallery 44’s production studio, artist, educator and photographer, Toni Hafkensheid will lead participants on an adventure in studio lighting!

Demonstrations setting up and using tungsten, strobe and other lighting sources for portrait photography will be covered. Participants are welcome to bring their own digital cameras and may have a small amount of time to do their own set ups and test shots.

Instructor(s): 

Toni Hafkenscheid is a Toronto based photographer who was born in 1959 in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. In 1989, he graduated from the Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam and shortly thereafter moved to Toronto. During the following six years, he was active in the arts community in Toronto and received several Canada Council and Ontario Arts Council awards. In 1996, Toni moved back to the Netherlands to pursue a career as a commercial photographer and to teach photography at the Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam.

In 2002, Toni returned to Toronto, Canada. He is currently teaching at OCAD and Ryerson University. Toni’s work is represented in Canada by the Birch Liberato Gallery in Toronto, Skew Gallery in Calgary and Gallery Jones in Vancouver. He is also represented in the US by Packer Schopf in Chicago; George Billis Gallery in LA, and NY; as well as Marcia Wood Gallery in Atlanta.

He has exhibited in solo and group shows throughout Canada, the U.S., Japan and Europe.

His works reside in a number of important collections, including the Canadian Museum for Contemporary Photography (Ottawa), Foreign Affairs Canada, the University of Toronto, the Canada Council Art bank, The Royal Bank Canada, the Center for Exploratory and Perceptual Art (Buffalo, NY), and Kodak France and Kodak Netherlands and Various Private Collections.