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Crash Course: Quick & Dirty Portraits



Who should take this class?

Anyone who wants to learn how to take awesome portraits quickly, easily and without a lot of expensive equipment.


What you will learn

You'll gain the skills to find and control the most flattering available light, cleverly manipulating it to create immaculate portraits. .  We'll help you become more comfortable photographing people and putting your subjects at ease, and show you how different lens types affect the dimensions of the human face.  We'll also check out great works by notable artists and photographers, breaking down what makes those portraits work and how you can incorporate those ideas into your own shots.

Take this fun, hands-on Crash Course to help you capture revealing portraits with minimal setup.  


What to bring?

Your digital camera and additional lenses if you have them.



Understanding of manual exposure control.  It’s highly advisable to take either Crash Course: DSLR or Field Guide I: The Camera before taking this class.



Earlier Event: May 28
Crash Course: DSLR+
Later Event: May 31
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