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October Meet Up (Creating Compelling Portraits)
Our photographer meetup for October will be at 6:00pm on October 25th! Although these meetups are designed for photographers, you do not have to be a photographer to attend. We welcome photographers, models, HMU artists, body painters, etc. It's a great chance to see the studio and network with others in similar industries. October's Meetup will feature Payton Ruddock of Ruddock Visuals. Payton is a Houston based advertising photographer and will be giving a presentation and demonstration on how he approaches portraiture in his work. He will be going over how he approaches lighting, working with a subject, and capturing compelling portraits both in the studio and on location.Make sure to bring your camera and join us in the studio for a deep dive into creating compelling portraits. This is Payton's second time presenting at a THRS meetup. He also hosted our July 2017 meetup where he presented on personal photography projects. To read more on his "Heroes on White" personal project that he presented on last time, follow this link: Payton has worked with popular companies such as Skechers, Normatec, Lululemon, DYI, QuintanaRoo Bikes, On Running, and more. The monthly meetups are always FREE of charge, however we encourage that everyone bring some sort of edible contribution (IE: drinks, dessert, snacks, chips, etc.). This will keep the costs down and give us something to snack on during discussions. We will start with networking, followed by a short discussion over Payton's presentation and demonstration. As with our previous Meetups, we will enjoy drinking some craft beers with our neighbors at Sigma Brewing Company for those who would like (right next door)! Feel free to invite a friend and share this event with any others who may be interested in attending. Feel free to check out Payton's work: IG: and FB:

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    What makes this group "different"?

    YOU are the boss -- create your own events! That means making sure the venue is safe and photo-friendly, limiting the number to less than 10 people, making sure at least half are models/photographers, etc.

    What makes this group necessary?

    Large photography workshops and meetups are AWESOME for building a great portfolio. But sometimes a smaller groups (5 models, 5 photographers), are the best option for UNIQUE photos projects, and to practice a specific skill.

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