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When: 06 September 2018 - 07 September 2018
Where: The Lancaster Hall Hotel, 35 Craven Terrace, London, United Kingdom W2 3EL
Time: 9am – 5. 30pm
Cost: Non RPS Member £170/ RPS Member £127
We will analyse the work of Martin Parr, Robert Frank, Diane Arbus, Steve McCurry and many others to explore in detail the dynamic between photographer and sitter.
- Technical considerations
- Equipment, including essential lenses
- Exploring light. Natural v Artificial
- Inspirational portraiture styles. Learning from the greats
- Considering context
- Discussion of Friday's two portrait projects
- Recap: Reflection on Thursday’s class and any questions
- Practical Portrait session 1
- Practical session 2: Street portraits. Breaking through the comfort zone!
- Big Screen review of the projects
- Handouts and final Q&A
What you need to do bring – lenses/camera etc
Any digital camera with aperture and shutter speed setting capability.
Bring all lenses you have.
Tripods and flashguns not essential but can be brought along.
Packed lunch or use local amenities. Tea and coffee will be provided.
What skills you will learn
By the end of this intensive two day course, you will have learnt the following:
- Ideal camera settings for portraiture
- Lens choices
- How to pose subjects
- Shooting from the Hip
- Street Portraiture
- Lighting - Natural v Artificial.
- Visual Narratives - telling a story
- The importance (or not) of context
- Learning from the masters
- Advice on editing and printing
Some understanding of aperture, shutter speed and ISO would be beneficial
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