LightMaster Pro Mini-Workshops (2020)

LightMaster Pro is a series of mini-workshops that cover different approaches to professional photography lighting using strobes and/or speedlights. Each mini-workshop, which is limited to a small number of participants, runs for approximately 6 hours, and includes instruction and demonstration, as well as an opportunity to practice the skills learned.  Mini-workshops in the LightMaster Pro Series include the following:

  • Soft Light vs. Hard Light: How to Setup and Use Both 
  • Beauty Lighting: Giving Images the Glamour Look 
  • Lighting Medium and Dark Skin Tones
  • Lighting Portraits with Speedlights
  • Lighting with Strobes: Single vs Multiple Strobes
  • The Power of Deep Umbrellas: Amazing Light, Low Cost
  • Modifying Lights for Best Effects: Softboxes, Beauty Dishes, Umbrellas, and More 

LightMaster Pro mini-workshops will be offered in the Caribbean and in locations across the US, including New York, San Francisco, and South Florida throughout 2020. 


LightMaster Pro - Trinidad & Tobago (Multiple mini-workshops, February 14 - March 1)

Three to four mini-workshops will be held at various locations (indoor and outdoor locations) in Trinidad & Tobago from February 16, 2019 to March 1, 2020. A minimum of 4 participants is required for a mini-workshop, and a maximum of 8 participants will be allowed in each. 

Sunday, February 16, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM 
Location: (Outdoor) Royal Botanic Gardens, Port of Spain
Topic: Sun & Strobes - Lighting for Outdoor Location Shoots 

Thursday, February 27 (Pending Need)
Location: (Outdoor) To Be Determined
Tentative Topic: Working Outdoors with Smaller Lights and Reflectors 

Saturday, February 29, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: (Indoor/Studio) Diego Martin Main Road, Diego Martin
Topic: Beauty Portrait & Fashion Portrait Lighting I - Introduction & General Overview

Sunday, March 1, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: (Indoor/Studio) Diego Martin Main Road, Diego Martin
Topic: Beauty Portrait & Fashion Portrait Lighting II - Advanced Setups & Gelled Lighting

LightMaster Pro mini-workshops do NOT include meals. Each participant is responsible to bring along his/her own meals, although light snacks may be shared. 

Cost to attend LightMaster Pro mini-workshop

  • Single Attendee/Single Workshop: TT$750
  • Single Attendee/Two Workshops: TT$1200
  • Two Attendees/Single Workshop: TT$1200 
  • Two Attendees/Two workshops: TT$2200

Payments are due on or before February 12 for the February 16 workshop. Payments for the February 27 - March 1 workshops are due on or before February 26. 


Who May Attend

LightMaster Pro mini-workshops are geared for smaller groups, thus able to accommodate photographers with varying skill levels. Photographers who attend must have an interchangeable lens camera (DSLR or Mirrorless) and one or more portrait lens. 

LightMaster Pro Instructor

LightMaster Pro: Lighting for Amazing Photography is a service of David Fraser Photography, with instruction provided by San Francisco, California based professional portrait, fashion, and lifestyle photographer, David Fraser. 

David’s photography has been published in Caribbean and US magazines including Feroce, Fuse, Beauty, Fitness & Wellness for Women, Surreal, WOW Magazine, Cantus Cycneus, and others. He has done collaborative fashion projects with School of Fashion & Design at the University of Trinidad & Tobago, and other fashion outlets. He travels frequently to photograph fashion projects across the United Stated, and throughout the Eastern Caribbean. 

As a portrait photographer, David is well regarded in the San Francisco Bay Area, and other parts of the world, where he is often the photographer of choice for public agencies, nonprofit campaigns, and political campaign portraiture. He specializes in creating portraiture for women, but also works with male clients. 

In addition to his creative work, David is an academic, and has been teaching in the California State University system for over 14 years. He holds an undergraduate degree in communications, as well as graduate and post graduate degrees in business administration, and education. He travels around the world to present seminars on fashion and portrait photography, focusing on lighting, composition, and more. 

For More Information or to Register


Email: [email protected]

US Phone: 925-252-5164

T&T Phone: 868-749-1121 or 868-489-6016


Some more samples of David's recent work...