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James Schmelzer and NPS Workshop On Location SD Auto Museum and Hotel Del

A very informative Workshop held by Nelson Photo with a World Renowned James Schmelzer, Lighting and Top Models who will pose for you.

About this event

This Limited Edition Ford GT will be one of the backdrops for this workshop. We will supply the models for the workshop and lighting master James Schmelzer from Detroit will be the instructor, teaching you from how to setup your lighting to how to pose your models. He will be using Stella Pro Reflex for the Professional Quality finish that you will be able to bring to your work.

We will finish up the day on the sands of Coronado to have a sunset lighting Demo in front of the Hotel Del with James Schmelzer lighing up the models with his lighting techniques.

Workshop Timeline for the Day

9AM- 10AM - Meet at Nelson Photo Supplies for a Workshop on Lighting Techniques with James Schmelzer

10AM-11AM- Stylized Photos next Door with Models at the Malt Shop

11:30AM-1:30 PM - Car Museum at Balboa Park - Ford GT in front of the Museum and then a Photo Walk with James Schmelzer in the Museum.

Lunch 1:30-2 in the Front of the Museum Sitting Area and if you ordered the BentoBox, it will be delivered there.


Meet on the Sands on the Beach in Front of the Hotel Del for a walk on the Property to do a Photoshoot with Models and then finishing up with Sunset Pictures on the Sands where we will have lighting with Stella Pros as we go from Full Sun to Sunset to experience the full spectrum of natural light to handheld sunlight. Do not need to bring a Tripod. Monopod OK

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James Schmelzer and NPS Workshop On Location SD Auto Museum and Hotel Del

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