Copyright Registration and Mastering the Art of Lighting

Don’t miss this a unique two-part presentation! We’ll begin with Steve Brazill discussing image copyright registration, then concluding the evening with Ramiro Gaytan giving instruction on how to master the art of lighting.



  • Why registration matters
  • Published vs Unpublished Images
  • Electronic Registration Pilot Program
  • Registration Walk-through
  • Additional tools
  • Additional resources



  • Tips and techniques about lighting
  • Using a combination of flash on camera, flash off camera, and ambient light
  • Utilizing practical formulas that will help you to work at a fast paced on any situation



Meet the Instructors


Steve Brazill

Steve Brazill is a Southern California based freelance Live Music Photographer, and past IEPPV Photojournalist of the Year. He mainly shoots for the Inland Empire based rock radio station 96.7 KCAL FM, where he has also been an on-air personality since 1987. He is represented by the Premier Artists Collection, where his work can be purchased as museum grade acrylic prints.

You can also find Steve hosting the Behind the Shot podcast on the TWiP Network.



Steve’s Resources

Portfolio  |  Twitter  |  Facebook  |  Instagram  |  Podcast


Sample of Steve’s Work

Ramiro Gaytan

For the past 18 years, Ramiro has specialized in portraiture, fashion, and event photography. He has previously owned and operated professional photography studios in Whittier and San Dimas, California.

In addition to his studio ownership, Ramiro taught four courses at the Tri-Community Photography Center since 2002, educating approx. 50 to 65 student each trimester. He is currently sponsored by Excel Picture Frames and Acratek Tripods.



Ramiro’s Resources

Portfolio  |  Facebook  |  Instagram  |  Youtube


Sample of Ramiro’s Work

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