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Christian Blanchard - Editorial Fashion Photography Course

24 January, 2011 | Christian Blanchard | Comments


Nikon School is excited to extend the current course offering with this new Editorial Fashion Photography Course created and presented by freelance photographer and film director Christian Blanchard.

About Christian

Born and raised in Perth, Christian has been working as a professional photographer in fashion for more than a decade. In 2010 he was named as one of Australia’s Top Ten Photographers by Capture Magazine.

Christian Blanchard - Thirsty

Photograph by Christian Blanchard

Christian has been the creative force behind campaigns for clients including Nintendo, Cotton On, Ford, L’Oreal and Puma. Often work on a single campaign can last 6 months, during which time Christian can be found fine-tuning the concepts and travelling around the world searching for perfect locations.

Christian strives to strike the balance between creative expression and commercial acumen, both factors which he identifies as key to his success. During his courses Christian will cover these concepts with his students.

Mimco Campaign by Christian Blanchard

Mimco Campaign by Christian Blanchard

Check out this video and get a behind-the-scenes scoop on Christian at the Mimco fashion shoot 2010.

Christian joined Nikon School as a lecturer in 2010 and presents Nikon School’s Editorial Fashion Photography Course to be held in Melbourne on April 2, Sydney on April 30 and Brisbane May 28 2011.

Editorial Fashion Photography Course

Whether you are an aspiring fashion photographer or simply an enthusiast with an eye for fashion, this course is a perfect opportunity to take your photography to the next level. Christian will teach you specialised fashion photography techniques in a live studio environment where he will instruct on his areas of expertise which he has honed on his path to international acclaim.

Topics covered include

  • Pre-production techniques and requirements

  • People skills and working with your cast and crew

  • Creative and technical considerations

  • Shooting techniques

  • Classic lighting equipment and techniques

  • Lighting and technical considerations to capture motion

Photo by Christian Blanchard

Photograph by Christian Blanchard


Aperture Studios, Melbourne

The Aperture Studios is a professional photographic studio facility that offers a world class experience with a 150sqm studio. Just a few minutes away from Melbourne’s central business district you can improve your fashion photography with Nikon School and enjoy all of which Melbourne has to offer.

Hatch Studio, Sydney

With a new 10m wide cyclorama the Hatch Studio is perfect for any kind of fashion and portrait shoots. The Hatch studio is conveniently situated just 10 minutes away from Sydney airport and 250m from Green Square train station.

The Prop House, Brisbane

The Prop House is located in the centre of South Brisbane and specialises in themes, decorations and designs. The Prop House Team will set up the perfect fashion photography course location to create a breathtaking environment for you to put theory into practice and trigger your creativity. Only minutes away from the Brisbane River, Queensland Museum South Bank and the City Botanic Gardens, The Prop House is in the perfect location to unwind and experience the unique flair of Brisbane.

Amstel Campaign by Christian Blanchard

Amstel Campaign by Christian Blanchard

To enroll in this course click here.

Does this offering sound like a perfect gift? Or is there a budding photographer in your life, who you would like to learn the basics from the professionals? To purchase a voucher for this course, click here.


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