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Portraiture

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.

Available versions:

  • 9 sessions (including exhibit)
  • 5 sessions (optional 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 PortraiturePhoto 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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1 Free Make up class per course. And, <br>Free 24-hour cancellation. 1 Free Make up class per course. And,
Free 24-hour cancellation.

Each course comes with 1 Free make up class - schedule your makeup class hassle-free anytime. And free 24-hour cancellation.

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Portraiture I (5-Sessions): May 12-Jun 16, Saturdays 12:15 PM-2:45 PM. No class on May 26. Portraiture I (5-Sessions): May 12-Jun 16, Saturdays 12:15 PM-2:45 PM. No class on May 26.

Instructor: TBA


(Portraiture I (5-Sessions): 05/12-06/16. No class on May 26.
05/12 at PhotoManhattan)_

Full fee: $420.00
open.
Portraiture I (5 Sessions): Jun 04-Jul 02, Mondays 12:15 PM-2:45 PM. Portraiture I (5 Sessions): Jun 04-Jul 02, Mondays 12:15 PM-2:45 PM.

Instructor: TBA


(Portraiture I (5 Sessions): 06/04-07/02.
06/04 at PhotoManhattan)_

Full fee: $420.00
open.
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