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Hunt’s Portrait Workshop: Posing in Portraits, Natural Light

September 16, 2021, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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One event on August 29, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on September 16, 2021 at 7:00 pm


***Please note postponed dates due to weather

Portrait Shoot: Sunday, August 29th, 9am-2pm • North Andover, MA

Image Review: Thursday, September 16th, 7-9pm • North Andover, MA

Featuring a description of basic posing techniques in portraits in natural light

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: Don Toothaker & Paul Nelson

Class Size: Maximum 10 attendees

Join Hunt’s Photo Education for another entry in our series of portrait workshops where we will be emphasizing subject posing in portraits! In this multi-session workshop, we will discuss basic posing techniques and how to position your subject’s hands and body, and how to use angles, perspective, and depth of field to create a successful portrait. We will also discuss subject expression and how it relates to lighting! This will be a very fun and informative class! We will have an introductory presentation on Tuesday August 17th at 7pm where we will discuss a number of these principles. Can’t attend this presentation or signing up late? We’ll send you a link in order to watch it on-demand. We will then meet on Sunday August 22nd at the Stevens-Coolidge Place in North Andover for the workshop. The Stevens-Coolidge place is a beautiful area for portraits and an excellent chance to learn posing. 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. This workshop will also emphasize creating portraits using available light through subject placement and composition through the aid of diffusers and reflectors. We will begin photographing in the morning and use a variety of techniques to create successful portraits. 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. Register Here ***Having trouble registering? You can also register by clicking here! 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 •Feel free to bring reflectors •Feel free to bring snacks and water. •Bring an extra camera battery and memory cards. •As always, bring your enthusiasm and creative thoughts!


September 16, 2021
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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