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Beginner Indoor Portraiture

Beginner Indoor Portraiture

This three hour, hands on workshop provides the background to achieve simple pleasing portraits using window light and affordable studio lighting equipment. Procedures to achieve the most useful lighting pattern and facial position are covered and photographed. Students will use each other as models.

You should bring the following equipment: Camera and lenses in the range of 35 mm to 110 mm (i.e.  a normal lens and a moderate telephoto lens), but do not buy a lens if you do not already own one.

Take advantage of the special offer to purchase all three indoor portraiture classes for $297, for a savings of $30.00 if you were to buy the classes individually!

The classes will be offered on the following dates:

Beginning: March 2
Intermediate: March 16
Advanced: March 30

Photo: Joseph Tessmer.

Safari Details:

Meet at Joe's studio in Alexandria, Virginia.

About the Instructor:

Instructor Joseph Tessmer has been awarded the Master of Photographer, Photographic Craftsman and Associate Fellow of Photography professional degrees. He has completed his term as governor of the Virginia Professional Photographers Association and is actively involved in the Washington metropolitan photographic community. Hundreds of his photographs have been published in national and international magazines. He has taught a variety of photography courses at the amateur and professional level. In recent professional competition one of his images won best of show and two others received Court of Honor ribbons and have been included in the photography international loan collection. Currently his work is on display at Dulles International Airport to welcome visitors to Washington.