Portraiture Seminar & Workshop
Join portrait photographer Ilan Wittenberg on a three hour portraiture seminar and workshop. Wittenberg is NZIPP 2020 Auckland Photographer of the year and the Editorial prize winner of the 2020 Sony Alpha Awards.
Saturday, May 15, 1-4 pm, $99 admission fee
Studio One Toi Tū
1 Ponsonby Road, Ponsonby, Auckland.
The workshop will include three parts:
We will review selected indoor and outdoor portfolios including travel photography from Cairo, Jerusalem, Morocco, Tanzania and Rwanda. During this presentation you will have plenty of opportunities to ask questions regarding my camera technique and the equipment which I am using as well as software, methodologies and systems.I will also talk about studio photography, light, modifiers, composition and posing. In addition, this talk will include aspects related to post processing, creating a portfolio, printing, exhibiting and entering the Awards. Suitable for all skill levels.
Creating glamour photos using a studio light and modifiers as well as natural light. We will focus on different lighting techniques and posing with the aid of props to create portraits of our model.
3. Hands On
This is where you will practice some of the techniques using your camera. SONY will have lots of different cameras and lenses for you to try so simply bring a memory card to take your images home. You will also be able to try different printing papers courtesy of EPSON who will have an A3-A2 size photo printer available for us. You are welcome to bring your favourite images on a USB or an SD card (JPEG format) so these can be printed during the workshop. Bring an empty cardboard tube so your print will travel home safely.
- Travel Photography
- Studio Photography
- Selecting the right lens
- Camera Settings
- Engaging your subject
- Post processing
- Creating a portfolio
- Entering Awards
What to bring
- Camera (optional) – you are welcome to try SONY newest cameras and lenses
- Flash (optional)
- SDHC memory card
- Hi resolution JPEG images that you’d like to print on EPSON’s wide format photo paper
- Cardboard tube for your new prints