Shooting Commercial Photography with the Fuji X System: Seminar with Paul Cowan
Tuesday 28th August, 10:30am – 1pm OR 2pm – 4:30pm
Paul Cowan has travelled across the world with his commercial portfolio, exhibiting in several galleries along the way. Paul currently works with a diverse range of clients; shooting commercially, wedding imagery and artistic, creative imagery.
This seminar will focus on his stunning collection of commercial shoots.
Introduction: Paul will be talking about his career to date in the commercial industry; his background and development as a photographer
He will then discuss his work, showing examples of his images throughout the years. He will discuss the importance of conversion from digital to print for commercial work and how to achieve the correct quality for both.
The talk will also look at the gear that he uses to produce his work, discussing the future developments of Fuji products.
Demonstration: There will be a practical demonstration of shooting a space with a high dynamic range, composition and post-production, including techniques for post-production of architectural interiors.
Finally, Paul will talk you through the print output from edited images using an Epson printer to produce high quality prints.
This seminar should help you improve your commercial work or give you the knowledge to get started in the industry.
Paul T Cowan works as a commercial photographer in Edinburgh and across the central belt of Scotland. He is also a part time lecturer in photography at Edinburgh College.
Paul graduated from Edinburgh College of Art in 1999 with a BA(Hon) in Sculpture, working as a visual artists for a number of years in a studio in Leith, before traveling extensively in Australia and Asia. He worked in a variety of industries, before returning to his creative roots and retraining in photography at Telford College in Edinburgh from 2008-2010.
Paul shoots images for a diverse range of clients from large web design companies like MTC Media to small scale artisan craftspeople like Namon Gaston a local furniture maker. He has had interior and architectural photography images published in Grand Designs Magazine and exhibits personal creative work with The Photographers Collective.