This three hour, hands-on workshop provides the background to achieve simple pleasing portraits using natural light, on-camera flash and simple reflectors. Procedures to achieve the most useful lighting pattern, facial position background selection is 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 400 (i.e. a normal lens and a telephoto lens) and a Tripod, but don’t buy a telephoto lens or a tripod if you do not have one.
Take advantage of the special offer to purchase all three 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: September 15
Intermediate: September 30
Advanced: October 14
Photo: Joseph Tessmer.
Meet at northeast corner of 16th and W St NW, the entrance to Meridian Hill Park in DC.
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. Joe is also a coauthor of the 21st Century Guide to Portraiture compiled by Betty Lensmith.