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Intermediate Photography

at Santa Monica College - Santa Monica 1900 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, California 90405

Take your basic digital photo skills to the next level! Sign up for this class that takes you outside the classroom for a series of hands-on demonstrations that emphasize camera techniques, working with natural light and other lighting conditions, and artistic considerations, with a focus on creativity, storytelling, portraits, and personal projects....

Saturday Oct 19th, 2pm - 5pm

  (6 sessions)
$109

6 sessions

Posing Guidelines and Techniques

at California Center for Digital Arts - Santa Ana 207 N. Broadway Ste #C, Santa Ana, California 92701

Posing a subject or group of subjects is a critical component to creating exceptional formal and informal portraits. Yet many photographers find posing difficult to understand and master. The reason posing can create problems is because inexperienced subjects look to you for direction. If you freeze up and fail to direct or lack good form and figure...

Tuesday Oct 22nd, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

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Introduction to Studio Lighting

at California Center for Digital Arts - Santa Ana 207 N. Broadway Ste #C, Santa Ana, California 92701

Understanding that lighting is essential indoors, you now know that it can ruin your shot if not lit properly or make a significant difference. Not only can you flatter who or what you are shooting, but you can alter the feel of your portrait by changing your lights. You have the choice of a light, cheery portrait or a serious and dramatic look just...

Tuesday Oct 15th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

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Photoshop 1: Intro to Photoshop for Photographers

at California Center for Digital Arts - Santa Ana 207 N. Broadway Ste #C, Santa Ana, California 92701

Photoshop for photographers is for those photographers who want to extend their ability to express themselves by creating work that says and does more then what the camera captured. Within two days, you will learn the tools and workflow you need for correcting, enhancing, and producing images beyond Lightroom that are unique to your visual voice. ...

Saturday Nov 9th, 10am - 5pm

  (2 sessions)
$549

2 sessions

Lighting Basics Indoor Flash

at California Center for Digital Arts - Santa Ana 207 N. Broadway Ste #C, Santa Ana, California 92701

Using Simple Lighting with Indoor Flash   Many indoor photographic opportunities are inside with low or no light situations. There are many solutions but one of the best is portable flash, but what are the best  indoors methods for low light events, weddings, and interior images? This class answers that question and explores how portable...

Saturday Nov 9th, 2pm - 4pm

Half Day Private Digital Photography (Los Angeles)
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Half Day Private Digital Photography (Los Angeles)

at Digital Photo Academy

Digital Photo Academy instructors are available to accommodate personal schedules and provide a half day, 3 hours of instruction to suit the needs of individual parties. Typically the session will last approximately, beginning with a discussion about the student’s specific camera equipment and photographic needs, then leading into an in-the-field...

Thursday Oct 17th, 10am - 1pm

Now:
$270
Was:
$300

Alla Prima Portrait Painting

at Los Angeles Academy of Figurative Art - Van Nuys 16926 Saticoy St, Van Nuys, California 91406

Light reveals form. A convincing portrait is as much a portrait of the Light as it is of the forms and structures that define the subject at hand. In fact, they are dual aspects of a singular reality as perceived by the human eye—dictated by the laws of visual perception, specifically the physics of Light. This course will introduce students to...

Thursday Oct 17th, 10am - 3:30pm

  (8 sessions)
$679

8 sessions

Gorman on Portraiture

at Los Angeles Center of Photography - Mid-City 5566 W Washington Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90016

Join photographer Greg Gorman in this hands-on, weekend workshop as he shares his portrait lighting techniques both in the studio and on location. Greg will discuss how he approaches people and how he analyzes a face, as well as his use of different camera angles, lens choices and background choices to create good images.  He will also discuss...

Friday Feb 28th, 7pm - 9pm

  (3 sessions)
$1,275

3 sessions

Lighting Basics: Outdoor Flash Photography

at California Center for Digital Arts - Santa Ana 207 N. Broadway Ste #C, Santa Ana, California 92701

Learning Lighting Basics: Outdoor Flash Photography will give you the knowledge of using your flash. Take the fear out of lighting your photographs in this 2-hour introduction to lighting on location. In this class you’ll learn by doing in this hands-on class how to better use your accessory flash for all your photographs as we explore the downtown...

Tuesday Dec 10th, 10am - 12pm

All Day Private Digital Photography (Los Angeles)
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All Day Private Digital Photography (Los Angeles)

at Digital Photo Academy

Digital Photo Academy instructors are available to accommodate personal schedules and provide a full day, 7 hours of instruction to suit the needs of individual parties. Typically the session will last approximately, beginning with a discussion about the student’s specific camera equipment and photographic needs, then leading into an in-the-field...

Thursday Oct 17th, 10am - 4pm

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$436.50
Was:
$485
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The Portrait: Expressing Identity

at Los Angeles Center of Photography - Los Angeles 1515 Wilcox Ave, Los Angeles, California 90028

“The most difficult thing for me is a portrait. You have to try and put your camera between the skin of a person and his shirt.” – Henri Cartier-Bresson In this day of iPhones, Instagram, and selfie culture, images of people are constantly part of our life in more ways than they have ever been. However, capturing a powerful portrait goes well...

No Upcoming Schedules
$950

3 sessions

The Portrait Series

at Los Angeles Center of Photography - Los Angeles 1515 Wilcox Ave, Los Angeles, California 90028

In this workshop we will discuss all aspects of creating a poignant, meaningful portrait series, including the importance of communication skills, the psychology of dealing with people, design continuity of your work, and the element of trust within the artistic exchange. In working within the structure of a “theme related” body of work, an artist...

No Upcoming Schedules
$465

6 sessions

The Inner Art of Portraiture

at Los Angeles Center of Photography - Del Rey 13480 Maxella Ave, Marina Del Rey, California 90292

Join celebrated photographer and best-selling author Chris Orwig to learn how to develop your own style and take your portraiture to the next level. In this session, Chris will show you practical and actionable steps to improve your photographs; advice on how to develop your own style; how to use different types of natural light to capture the best...

No Upcoming Schedules
$175

Portrait Studio Lighting: A One-Day Workshop

at Los Angeles Center of Photography - Los Angeles 1515 Wilcox Ave, Los Angeles, California 90028

This one-day studio lighting course is designed as a basic introduction to lighting portraits in a controlled studio environment. In addition to learning technical use of equipment, participants will explore why great lighting, composition and styling are important elements in the creation of a successful portrait, as well as delving into other techniques...

No Upcoming Schedules
$345

Outdoor Lighting for Portraits

at Santa Monica College - Santa Monica 1900 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, California 90405

In a hands-on workshop, find out how to master the control of natural light to create dynamic outdoor portraits. Explore the proper use of fill and light modeling equipment to gain grater lighting control. Learn how to select and control backdrops and backgrounds, how to set the right exposure by controlling the foreground and background, and how to...

No Upcoming Schedules
$129

3 sessions

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