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The Art of Portraiture Photography

January 16, 2012

Learn the Art of Portraiture using Natural Lighting, Off Camera Flash and Studio Lighting.
We run full day, half day and 2 day retreats where you are guided through the important aspects of portraiture, how to understand where common mistakes are made and learn real-life techniques in connecting with your model and controlling your camera and the light for stunning images.Current sessions include:
Portraiture Using Natural Light, Portraiture Using Speed Lights, Studio Lighting, Human Form, Light It Shoot It, Process It, Wedding Photography.

Please see below for more information on our portraiture courses, price, dates and requirements.

We look forward to welcoming you soon!
Light It, Shoot It, Process It!
A two day weekend of portraiture!
Day 1:
Using a range of lighting techniques this practical day will be aimed to give you a range of lighting and posing experiences. We will be including natural, speed light and studio flash scenarios for you to shoot with a range of models during the day. Includes lunch, morning and afternoon tea, USB with notes, shooting from 9am-7pm with meal breaks and for those doing Day 2 our special print offer.

Day 2:
Learn how the professional photographers retouch their portraits for naturally beautiful results in our ‘Portrait Retouching’ tutorial. Our ‘Finishing Touches’ tutorial will show you how to edit your portrait images to set them apart from the crowd. We’ll walk you through creating Actions for skin smoothing and more which will cut your workflow time in half. You’ll then have time to prepare one of your images, with your tutors assistance, for a final print as a 8″x12″ portfolio image. A basic understanding of Photoshop is required please feel free to contact us to discuss skill levels with your tutors if you are unsure.

Day 1: $465.00
Day 2: $350.00
Day 1 and 2: $770.00 + your free 8×12″ print!!

Portraiture: Using Natural Light
Learn the Art of Portraiture using Natural Light.
During this full day session you will be guided through the important aspects of portraiture, understand where common mistakes are made and learn the real-life techniques in connecting with your model as well as controlling your camera with the available light. Learn high key, low key and many posing tips .Leave with a sound knowledge of how to find the light, place your model in the light to capture portraits that will take your portraiture photography to a new level. Workshop notes provided. Model/s for our practical session.

Price: $395.00

Portraiture: Using Speed Lights Part 1
Learn how to use the speed light on and of camera to create different effects in portraiture. Learn why speed lights are simple to use, create images that pop and take your photography to a new level. Workshop notes provided and model/s for the practical session. A limited number of Canon and Nikon speed lights and triggers systems available for use on the day at no charge.

Price: $395.00
Limited numbers apply and bookings are essential.
To book please either call 07 5545 4777 or e-mail us at info@blue-dog.com.au
and we will forward you a registration form and tax invoice.

Q. Do I need to have attended a Bluedog Photography Workshop before?
A: No not at all though we do like you to by this stage with a full understanding of aperture, shutter speed, ISO and what they all do and how they work together. you are welcome to call us and speak with a  tutor to make sure.

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