Portrait Photography Basics: Saturday, September 7, 2019, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Shooting Portraits: Saturday, September 14, 2019, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
The Polished Portrait: Sunday, September 22, 2019, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Harlingen Road Studios, Belle Mead, NJ
Portrait photographer Frank Veronsky teaches you how to compose your portraits to make them more interesting, how to capture the character of your subject and how to use outdoor and artificial light and backgrounds. In the second, hands-on shooting workshop, the group will discuss lens choices and work with natural and artificial light and posing. During the class, you will shoot in the studio and outdoors, if weather permits. Participants will take turns take turns shooting and being a portrait subject and for an important insight into the experience on both sides of the camera. In the third, post-processing class, learn how Frank uses Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop to make his portraits publication-quality. The group will work with exposure, contrast and color corrections and learn tools and techniques for precision facial retouching. You will leave this class with useful information to take your portrait work to the next level. Session 3 requirements: Laptop with Photoshop Lightroom CC & Photoshop CC; must understand Lightroom and Photoshop basics.