Learn the fundamentals of portrait photography with a hands-on approach to the classic lighting patterns and styles developed by photographers from 1860 through modern day Hollywood. Techniques include the use of artificial and natural lighting. The majority of photographs taken are people pictures. Find out how to make the most of your subject, whether taken for personal or business use. You'll learn to make equipment, adapt to challenging shooting conditions inside and outdoors, and pose the subject for maximum effect. This class is for anyone with the desire to take their photography to the next level; hobbyists, photo enthusiasts and people that use photography in their jobs. The techniques are applicable to film, video and digital photography.
A materials fee of $15 is payable to the instructor at class for a CD with the entire lecture, notes and presentation, assignments, examples and printable lesson material.