Portrait Perfection Workshop
The course will cover:
- Easy to repeat professional quality lighting arrangements.
- Portrait lighting based on your specific subject.
- Getting that ‘wow’ factor.
Start time 10am Finish time 4pm (Lunch 13:00pm/13:45pm approx)
For the beginner, enthusiast pro, this event has plenty to offer anyone wishing to shoot high quality portraits with studio lighting or Speedlight/Speedlites.
Step-by-step, it covers ways to capture portraiture in the home, office or studio.
Those attending will leave with a wide and versatile range of repeatable lighting skills and a understanding of other techniques to create high quality portraits in colour or monochrome. Confidence comes from knowing how to capture a subject regardless of face/body shapes or other characteristics.
This workshop provides practical solutions for consistently rewarding portraits. With logical step-by-step routes to get you there.
John’s events are highly respected, always warmly received for inspiring content.
- Judging your subject and how to enhance/hide key aspects.
- Shooting with soft lighting.
- Shooting with hard lighting.
- Environmental Portraits.
- Portraits from head shots to full length images.
- Classic techniques including ‘Rembrandt’ lighting, high Key’ and others alongside modern lighting styles.
- Finding the right pose and angles.
- Clothes and accessories – the best look.
- Practical step-by-step sessions throughout.
Delegates are requested to bring a lens of between 85mm to 100mm (Full frame) or equivalent. A ‘macro’’ or ‘micro’ lens of similar focal lengths is also ideal.
About John Clements
John has had an interesting career. As a professional photographer he has shot in countless studio’s, company locations, Ambassador’s residences, and historic venues. Freezing cold beaches, peoples homes and more.
Photographing the well known; royalty, actors, politicians and of course the Great British public. His images have been published around the world, in print and electronic form, in books and magazines, as well as hanging in business and peoples residences.
His ‘technical’ background in photography has enabled him to work for, and with, some of the worlds leading imaging companies.
For a number of years he worked for Nikon Corporation as the ‘UK Advisor Of Photography’. And as an Ambassador for various lighting and camera companies at different times.
Author of over a dozen books and widely published across the UK’s photo press over the years as an independent technical editor and consultant.
His events cater for the beginner, enthusiast and pro photographer. Wrapped up in an often praised style, full of enthusiasm and with an approachable personality.