Photography, at any level, is a rewarding activity. Learning the skills of the trade can shape your view of reality and teach you to really notice all of the details and beauty of the world around you. It teaches you how to see. Whether you're a novice, who wants to learn how to use your new camera; a hobbyist who is looking to increase your skills in lighting or post processing; or a professional looking to be inspired by the process and work of people on the fine art side of the world our meetings have something for you (or maybe find your next assistant).
We'll be hosting bi-monthly open meetings to get to network and discuss what topics and subjects are most wanted by the group.
Coming workshops will cover the following topics:
Beginner -How to Master Manual exposure -Basics of Composition -Color Theory -Introduction to Post Processing
Intermediate -Portrait Posing -Working with Models (model booked for meeting) -Studio Lighting -Basic Retouch Techniques -Photo Catalog Best Practices (How to stay organized)
Our organizer is Casey Crane. Casey has more than 15 years of experience as a professional photographer. He has set-up commercial product studios for companies, worked on ad campaigns that have been in dozens of issues of top industry magazines such as Architectural Digest, Luxe, Interiors and Patron. In his career he's shot hundreds of portraits and more than 30,000 products. His artwork consists of a blend of traditional photographic techniques and processes, multimedia presentations and digital image compositions. For some examples of his work visit his website at https://www.caseycranephotography.com or like his facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/CaseyCranePhotography
As the group grows guest speakers and lecturers will be brought in showcase specific skills and talents of the large number of photography minds that Dallas area has to offer.