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photography classes NYC - Portrait picture at PhotoManhattan

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, Portraiture composition, Directing the sitters, Environmental portraiture and Portrait lighting using hot-lights, and a live professional model photo shoot. $375-$395.

Available versions:
9-Session version (including Photo exhibit) // 5-Session version (optional Photo Exhibit).

Requirements: A Digital Camera with Manual Settings (Aperture & Shutter speed).

Level of Knowledge Assumed: Digital Photography I or equivalent, Photo II recommended.

Course Structure Suggestion:
Photo I --> Studio & Lighting and Portraiture --> Photo Journalism and / or Wedding Photography (in this order or in parallel).

Note: Should the assigned instructor become suddenly unavailable, we'll allocate a substitute instructor.

This course may qualify for Free Studio Meetups!


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Portraiture I (9-Sessions): Dec 01-Feb 02, Tuesdays 6:00 PM-8:00 PM. (No class on 12/22 & 12/29). And exhibit on Sun 2/6, 3:00-5:00pm.

Instructor: J.R.(View Bio)

(Portraiture I (9-Sessions): 12/01-01/26. (No class on 12/22 & 12/29)
12/01 at PhotoManhattan)_

Full fee: $385.00
Portraiture I (5-Sessions): Jan 25-Feb 08, Mondays and Wednesdays 3:00 PM-5:30 PM.

Instructor: TBA

(Portraiture I (5-Sessions): 01/25-02/08.
01/25 at PhotoManhattan)_

Full fee: $385.00
Portraiture I (9-Sessions): Feb 17-Apr 06, Wednesdays 6:00 PM-8:00 PM. And exhibition on Thu 4/14, 8:15-10:15pm

Instructor: TBA

(Portraiture I (9-Sessions): 02/17-04/06. And exhibition on Thu 4/14,
02/17 at PhotoManhattan)_

Full fee: $390.00