Part 2: Focus Series 2013 with George DeWolffe The final of three parts this is a two day workshop to be held on Saturday June 22 and Sunday June 23, 2013: “The Contemplative Landscape” This workshop will provide an intensive learning ...
The studio group provides RA photo club members with access to a fully equipped studio within the RA Centre for the conduct of portrait, figure, glamour, still life and table-top photography. Located in basement of the RA Centre’s West building (Below Clark Hall) the studio facility is accessible to group members year round, except on rare occasions when the RA Centre is closed. The studio is a hub of activity during the winter months hosting weekly workshops and tutorials, and is also the home of the Studio Gallery.
The studio is not rented out to non-members.
To join the studio group, you can sign up at the East Desk of the RA Centre and inform the studio manager that you have become a studio member. After a mandatory briefing session to learn specific details on the use and operation of studio equipment, you get access to the online booking system with which you can book the studio for your own use.
Studio members can book timeslots through the online booking system. You are requested to book no more than two timeslots at a time and you are not allowed to have more than two active bookings in the same two week period.
Note: The studio is not available on Tuesday from 8:00 – 13:00 as it is closed for cleaning and maintenance.
Specialized equipment available for studio use includes:
Several mono-bloc flash heads with stands
Two large soft-boxes
Two Strip Lights
Boom and various other stands
Several umbrellas for flash heads
An assortment of reflectors and light modifiers
Wireless radio controlled flash triggers
A flash exposure meter
Seamless paper backdrops of 9 foot wide in black, white and chromatic green
Painted fabric backdrops
Various props such asa chairs, posing stools and tables, cubes, cloths, pillows etc.
Models can be booked via the Studio’s Model Pool. Once you become a studio member you will have access to the Model Pool Booking Site. Our models are all experienced, and have been vetted by the Studio Manager and Studio Group Leadership.. Studio users are responsible for payment for modeling services.
The current rates for club models are:
Glamour (Lingerie, non-nude) $35/hour
Figure (Artistic Nude) $50/hour
All model bookings and rates are based on a two-hour minimum.
Members are also free to bring their own models and make other payment arrangements with models such as "time for prints/CD" (TFP/TFCD).
Use of the studio facilities for commercial photography is prohibited i.e. selling pictures that were taken in the studio. It is also not allowed to have non-studio members participate as photographers in the studio. Studio equipment cannot be taken out of the studio to be used elsewhere without the express permission from the Studio Manager.