One of the most common and saleable products produced by professional photographers is the headshot. Whether it is a formal business image or a more informal shot for an actor, musician, or an individual just looking to express themselves, the process can be time-consuming and problematic.
· Color of background
will all influence the final outcome, and can stretch the creativity and patience of even the most experienced photographer. If done well however, it can be highly profitable and can open the door for future work such as family portraits and weddings.
Join successful Professional Photographer, Ian Murray as we walk through the whole process from soup to nuts.
In a very full day we will cover:
· Preparing the client and setting expectations
· Setting the price
· Choice of clothing and matching the background
· Formal and informal approaches
· On location versus in the studio
· Basic and complex lighting set-ups
· Setups that are transportable
· Lighting for the studio
· Lighting for females
· Lighting for males
· Sitting poses versus standing poses
· How to change the client's pose
· Communicating with your client
· Getting the right expression from your client
· Taking the shot
· Reviewing the shot
· Post processing the shot
· Selling to the client
· Ian's dos and don'ts
There will be a break for lunch, between 12noon and 1pm and the class will end around 5pm
Early booking is advised.