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Portrait Photography Workshop

  • Jul 12, 2014 · 2:00 PM

This workshop aims at refining the skills that make great portraits. Whether we are aiming to take better photos of our family and friends or to develop our skills as a professional portrait photographer, there are specific skills that can be developed to improve our photographs.

The various aspects that need to be considered to make a successful portrait have been thoroughly explored by many great artists throughout the history of art from posing to lighting to composition. Photography poses additional challenges as the portrait is just a brief instant and so communication becomes an important skill, to make our subject comfortable, to direct them in the to pose and to facilitate them evoking expression. We will be working both with a model and with each other to practice the skills of portraiture.

Topics covered:

• Rules of composition for portraits and developing the skill of composing

• Communication

• Making the subject comfortable

• Principles of posing

• Directing subjects

• Evoking expression

Our model for this workshop will be Sam of Vertueux Management, who is an incredible model with many years of professional experience:


Contact me if you have and questions or suggestions :-)

michael [masked] 


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  • denise T

    Great afternoon. Again a valuable and practical workshop that helped me understand better how to capture higher quality images of people. thanks Michael.

    1 · July 15, 2014

    • Michael T.

      you're welcome denise, always happy to help :-)

      July 15, 2014

  • denise T

    and I will upload a few pics when i can get to them at the end of the week.

    1 · July 15, 2014

  • Sharon

    New information given in a practical way can recommend

    1 · July 12, 2014

    • Michael T.

      Glad you found it useful Sharon :-)

      July 13, 2014

  • Michael T.

    Great to see everyone. Such a wonderful bunch of people!

    1 · July 13, 2014

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