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Hunt’s Portrait Workshop: Portraits in Providence- Natural Light (and Flash!)

July 29, 2021, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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One event on July 29, 2021 at 6:00 pm


Workshop: Saturday, July 24th, 4-8pm • Providence, RI

Specific location TBD

Image Review: Thursday July 29th, 6-8pm • Online!

Featuring portraits in natural light & flash!

Recommended prerequisite: Working knowledge of your camera
We also recommend having some of the knowledge from our Beginner Photography class

All Skill Levels Welcome

Instructors: Paul Nelson

Class Size: Maximum 8 attendees

Join Hunt’s Photo Education for another entry in our series of portrait workshops where we will be working in natural light and flash! We will emphasize creating portraits using available light through subject placement and composition through the aid of diffusers and reflectors. We will then separately demonstrate reasons to add in flash.

We will begin photographing mid-day in the sunlight (and shade) and work to sunset. We will then utilize lower light techniques and photograph during twilight for some spectacular portrait results!

You are welcome to bring your own flashes and light modifiers (soft boxes, etc), but you also can use what we have with us as well.

After the workshop, attendees will be able to work with and digitally submit a handful of images for an online image review, to be held the following week. During that image review, we will be able to see others’ work, discuss elements of subject positioning, lighting, composition and more, and consider editing choices.
Photographers of all skill levels are encouraged to attend.

Updated COVID-19 Policies for outdoor Hunt’s Photo Walks and Workshops
Hunt’s Photo Education is aligning with CDC and state guidelines and will no longer require face masks for our outdoor Photo Walks. If you are more comfortable wearing a mask, please feel free to do so. We also recommend bringing a mask, just in case. We also ask that you maintain social distance of 6 feet from one another.
In this workshop, our attendee maximum is higher, but we will have two instructors.
As always, if you are sick or feeling unwell, STAY HOME! We will gladly give you a credit towards a future walk.

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If you are attending this walk, we will send out more specific instructions to you a few days prior to the walk. Please note: Some slight details above can be subject to change. This email will detail any of those minor changes.
Please read Hunt’s Terms & Conditions before signing up.

Dress and Gear

•Make sure to dress accordingly with the most current weather report.
•Wear good walking shoes!
•A standard zoom lens is a good starting point
•Portrait lenses range from 85mm to 130mm. Those lenses are recommended
•You may choose a wider lens, such as a 35mm or 50mm, but be aware they will include more of the background
•You are welcome to bring your own flash and light modifier (soft box, etc), or you may use what we have
•Feel free to bring reflectors
•You may bring a tripod, but only bring what you want to carry
•Feel free to bring snacks and water.
•Bring an extra camera battery and memory cards.
•As always, bring your enthusiasm and creative thoughts!


July 29, 2021
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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