This event occurs weekly, on Monday.
Portrait Photography Workshop
During this five-class location and studio portrait photography workshop, you will develop your eye for creative portraiture and expand your portrait photography techniques.
with Stuart Schwartz
Capturing people’s personality in portrait photography settings can be a real challenge because there is a lot going on. You must engage with your subject, make them feel comfortable, remain aware of light, and consider your background, all at the same time!
If you’re looking to learn some new portrait photography tips, as well as how to achieve great lighting for photos of people, look no further than this brand new workshop, instructed by professional photographer and Image Flow owner Stuart Schwartz. During his 35-plus years working as a successful advertising photographer, he has been hired to take portraits of hundreds of people, both in the studio and on location.
This five-session workshop will start with a brief overview and discussion of the Master photographers who created the classic foundation of both formal and candid portraiture on which we continue to build. Using these Masters as inspiration, students will learn portrait photography techniques with strobe lights in a controlled studio setup, as well as how to modify natural light outdoors on location.
Our studio portraits will be created against a simple, minimal background. The on-location portraits will utilize more complex environments that help to tell a story, whether you’re shooting indoors or outdoors, with natural or artificial light. Emphasis will be placed on learning photo lighting techniques and ways to make your subjects relax in front of the camera, so you can focus on taking beautiful portraits.
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