(Live workshop using Zoom). Limited to 10 places - book early to guarantee a place.
Drawing inspiration from influential and groundbreaking photographers, you will learn a variety of camera techniques and approaches that will bring the most out of your portraiture.
We will analyse the work of Martin Parr, Jane Bown, Richard Avedon, Steve McCurry and many others to explore in detail the dynamic between photographer and sitter.
- Technical considerations
- Equipment, including essential lenses
- Exploring light. Natural v Artificial
- Inspirational portraiture styles. Learning from the greats
- Considering context
This workshop will be for 8 - 10 people only and will be the same as a face to face workshop, just from the comfort of your own home. Don’t worry if you’re not familiar with working on-line the tutor will be there to guide you through each step.
look out for the attachment in your confirmation email, it contains the Zoom joining link and passcode. If you don't receive it, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Nigel will need access to your email address to enable him to send you any workshop notes - we will presume that by booking this course you are giving permission unless you contact us to state otherwise.
Overseas participants - Please check the time of the workshop if you are outside the UK. This link which will help you to calculate the timing of the online workshop: https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/custom.html
Nigel Wilson is a very experienced teacher, leading inspirational classes at many institutions, including New York University, Photofusion and London’s famous Camera Club. He is also currently lecturing at the Victoria & Albert Museum, as well as running workshops for the RPS.
Image: Nigel Wilson
- Emma Delves-Broughton
- Cancellation policy
Please inform us as soon as possible if you are unable to attend a course as it is not possible to refund any cancellation or transfer to another workshop less than 14 days prior to course start date. The Society reserves the right to cancel a workshop 7 days prior to its start date - please check your hotel and travel cancellation policy as this may be affected.
If you are attending one of our workshops that involves a trip out, please ensure you bring all weather clothing and protection for your camera. Persons under the age of 16 are welcome to attend events but, to conform with UK law, must be accompanied by a parent, guardian or responsible adult.
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