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SY051 One-Day Workshop: Portraiture

  • 05 May 2012
  • 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Artist's studio, 75004 Paris; Métro: Pont Marie, Hôtel de Ville
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Credit: Carolyn BouguetSaturday, 5 May

Most people have some hesitation about photographing people, whether you’re a beginning photographer or someone who is comfortable with a camera. This workshop (for all levels of photographers) will strengthen your artistic style and your technical tool box as you make images of people you know … and don’t know. 

We’ll focus on how to use shutter speed, aperture (depth of field), composition, and natural and artificial lighting to best advantage. We’ll also focus on how to capture personalities, pose your subjects, and prepare for the “decisive moment” as people do the things they do that make us all so touchingly human. 

The workshop will include both formal and informal portrait opportunities, with hands-on practice and review of celebrated portraitists work (not to mention a lovely lunch break at a local bistro). You’ll come away with strong technical tools and a new-found appreciation of the power of people in photographs.

Instructor:  Meredith Mullins is an internationally exhibited photographer and popular photography instructor; a winner of the 2009 Grand Concours Photo sur Paris, 2010 PX3 Competition, and 2010 Worldwide Gala Photo Awards; a finalist for the 2010 Julia Margaret Cameron Award; and author of the award-winning book “In a Paris Moment.”

Photo Credit: WICE Member Carolyn Bouguet 

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