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Crash Course: Quick and Dirty Portraits

at BKC Brooklyn Central - DUMBO
33 Washington St, Brooklyn, New York 11201

Making a great portrait doesn't necessarily require expensive gear.  Take for example one of the most famous portraits of all time, Steve McCurry's Afghan Girl, shot for the cover of National Geographic in 1985 using only a 35mm camera and natural light.  It's not the tools themselves that do the job, but rather the mind creating with...

Saturday Sep 9th, 2:30pm

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Portrait Photography

at PhotoUno Photography School - Chelsea
135 W 29 St Ste 304, New York, New York 01001

Join us in this hands-on intermediate level course to learn the basics of the compelling portrait. Explore the principles of posing, composition and lighting patterns that increase the visual impact of a portrait. There are many things that go behind a portrait, such as the relationship between the photographer and the subject. Learn how this relationship...

$370

5 sessions

Thursday Sep 28th, 6:30pm

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Portraiture I

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at PhotoManhattan - Union Square
51 W 14th St Ste 3R , New York, New York 10011

This course explores both the intangibles of art portraiture and the concrete specifics of client-based portraiture in NYC. The work of successful photographers in candid, formal and commercial portraiture will be analyzed and harvested for both their technical and aesthetic merits. Classes include: Introduction to Portraiture styles and history,...

$420

4 sessions

Thursday Sep 21st, 6:15pm

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Portrait Photography 1: The Basics

at Princeton Photo Workshop - Princeton
Herrontown Road, Princeton, New Jersey 08540

Learn from a pro! Portrait photographer Frank Veronsky explains how to compose your portraits to make them more interesting, how to capture the true character of your subject and how to use outdoor and man made light and backgrounds.

Saturday Sep 16th, 1pm

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The Photographic Portrait

at The New School - Manhattan
10011

Since Leonardo da Vinci’s painting of the Mona Lisa and, later, the onset of the photograph, the portrait has been and remains a favorite genre for artists and photographers. Whether you choose to photograph your family, capture strangers on the street, or set up a formal portrait, this course gives you the technical and conceptual skills you need...

$788

12 sessions

Monday Sep 11th, 7pm

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Essential Portraiture (6 weeks)

at BKC Brooklyn Central - Gowanus
119 8th Street, Suite #212, Brooklyn, New York 11215

Portraiture is photography’s forte. Whether your subject is a pauper or a president, everyone loves a good portrait. But in this photographic genre, there’s more than meets the eye. This six-session, challenge-based course enhances your portrait skills through understanding and maximizing natural light, continuous (hot) lights, composition, lens...

$350

6 sessions

Saturday Sep 16th, 2pm

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Portrait Photography from Start to Finish

at Princeton Photo Workshop - Princeton
Herrontown Road, Princeton, New Jersey 08540

Learn from a pro! Portrait photographer Frank Veronsky teaches you how to compose your portraits to make them more interesting, how to capture the character of your subject and how to use outdoor and man made light and backgrounds.  In the second, hands-on shooting workshop, we'll discuss lens choices and work with natural and artificial light...

$375

3 sessions

Saturday Sep 16th, 1pm

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Portrait Photography 2: Shooting Portraits

at Princeton Photo Workshop - New Jersey
22 Harlingen Rd, Belle Mead, New Jersey 08502

Learn from a pro! In this hands-on Portrait workshop, we'll discuss and work with the essentials of a good Portrait, Lens choices, natural and man made Light and Posing. During the class, we will have demonstrations and shoot in the studio and outdoors, if weather permits. Participants will take turns shooting and being portrait subjects to get important...

Saturday Oct 7th, 1pm

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Portrait Photography 3: The Polished Portrait

at Princeton Photo Workshop - New Jersey
22 Harlingen Rd, Belle Mead, New Jersey 08502

Learn from a pro! Portrait photographers employ post-processing tools to create their finished work. Learn how Frank uses Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop to make his portraits publication-quality. We will work with exposure, contrast and color corrections and learn tools and techniques for precision facial retouching. You will leave this class with  useful...

Saturday Oct 14th, 1pm

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Black & White Photography

at PhotoUno Photography School - Chelsea
135 W 29 St Ste 304, New York, New York 01001

Are you an admirer of vintage, black and white photography? Have you worked with black and white film in the past, but find yourself dissatisfied with the results you get using your digital camera? Learn to visualize your world in black and white and produce striking images in black and white with this 3-week course. In this course we will discuss...

$210

3 sessions

Thursday Sep 7th, 6:30pm

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Portraiture for Beginners

at The Art Students League - Midtown
215 W 57th St, New York, New York 10019

The intent of this workshop is to allay the fear beginners experience while making their first portrait. The teacher will demonstrate all the steps: from sketch towards finished portrait. Students are free to use any material: graphite on paper, pastel, watercolor, acrylic or oils. The Art of Portraiture is as relevant in our in our time, as any time...

$425

5 sessions

Monday Sep 11th, 1:30pm

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Studio Lighting Intensive

at The Photography Workshops - SoHo
66 Crosby Street Apt 5F, New York, New York 10012

Designed to educate you on how to make intelligent choices in lighting. Learn to  accomplish what you want to say with your photos using studio lights.  You will be able to create the hard drama or soft emotion that you visualize. Become versed in the lighting skills that are used by photography studios worldwide. Course Objectives: Develop...

Saturday Aug 26th, 11am

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Photographic Lighting I

at Pratt Institute - West Village
144 W 14th St, New York, New York 10011

Master the fundamentals of working with a variety of lighting systems and techniques. Learn the theory and application of lighting in the studio and on location.  Focus on the photographic works and lighting of master photographers to give you a background in visualizing light and lighting methodology.  Work with a variety of lighting systems,...

$950

12 sessions

Saturday Sep 2nd, 10am

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Location Photography Workshop: Chinatown

at International School Digital Photography - Lower East Side
Chinatown Confucius Plaza , New York, New York 10002

In this workshop we explore the fascinating area and the unique ethnic community of Manhattan: Chinatown. Participants learn the tips and hints for successful "street & portrait photography." At the same time acquiring the knowledge of the camera basic, the various functions and camera settings to gain greater control. By the end of the three hour...

Saturday Sep 2nd, 9am

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Location Photography Workshop: Central Park

at International School Digital Photography - Central Park
Central Park North Exact Location - TBD, New York, New York 10019

In this series of workshops we explore the fascinating natural environs of Manhattan's Central Park. Participants learn the tips and hints for successful "location photography & close up macro photography." At the same time acquiring the knowledge of the camera basic, the various functions and camera settings to gain greater control. By the end...

Saturday Aug 26th, 9am

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