ProFusion Presentations

Light sculpting techniques in fashion photography


Presented by: Miguel Jacob
Wednesday 13 | 4:00pm - 5:00pm and Thursday 14 | 1:00pm-2:00pm - Profoto Booth

Seminar Overview

In this presentation, Fashion photographer Miguel Jacob will demonstrate how to create unique and arresting high-contrast Fashion imagery by "Modifying the modifier". This technique is achieved by using Profoto flashes coupled with a wide array of light shaping tools in a live fashion shoot with a model. Learn Miguel's light shaping tips and tricks from his extensive experience as one of Canada's most successful fashion photographers.


About Miguel Jacob

Miguel Jacob is a Fashion Photographer and Educator with a knack for creating cool and sophisticated images in which light plays a central role. In addition to his editorial and advertising work for clients such as Flare, Bullett, Nylon, The Bay, Sears, Beringer Winery and Universal Records, he has photographed many celebrities including Michael Bublé, Jay Manuel, Lisa Ray and Alexa Chung. Miguel has won several awards for his photography including the Best Magazine Cover of model Coco Rocha at the prestigious P & G Beauty Awards. He has made several TV appearances including being a guest photographer in America's Next Top Model, cycle 18, in 2012. Miguel is a Profoto Premium Club trainer, the Educational Manager at Profoto Academy and teaches portraiture and fashion photography at Sheridan College. He is also a Fujifilm GFX ambassador.


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