Chicago photographer John Gress is holding a two day lighting workshop in Oakland May 18-19. He loves exploring lighting, and new techniques to refine his craft. But what he loves equally, is empowering photographers as they build confidence in themselves and their skills. PPA Magazine called Gress “one of the nation’s foremost experts on lighting.” I’m … More Amazing Portrait Lighting Workshop By John Gress, this Saturday!
I wanted to share with you some images I took during the Male Portrait Photography Workshop I taught at FD Photo Studio in downtown Los Angeles – March 2nd, 2019. After a 30 min instruction presentation about the difference of capturing portraits of male subjects vs female we spent the remaining time taking photos of … More The Male Portrait Photography Workshop I Hosted In Los Angeles
Don’t Over, Overexpose The Background With High Key Lighting When folks think high key photography over exposing the background can happen very easily by overpowering the amount of light that hits the background. If you apply too much light off your background, the light will reflect off your backdrop and go right into your lens. … More Don’t Over, Overexpose The Background With High Key Lighting
I wanted to let you know that aside from making these videos to help you create better portraits faster I now will be hosting photography workshops in the San Francisco, Los Angeles & New York areas. I want to be able to share all the experience I’ve gained, the methods I use and my personal … More Portrait & Fashion Photography Workshops
Learn How to Create Commercial Ready Beauty Portraits Beauty is a wonderful genre of photography that includes commercial and editorial imagery, as well as simple beauty portraits, so almost any professional or aspiring photographer who appreciates female beauty can find something in it for them. It can range from little to no makeup all the … More Beauty Photography Workshop
Discover how to make amazing portraits using modern, constant and affordable LED lights. Learn hands-on from master Robert Silver while you photograph a professional live model! If you want to produce pictures that capture the true personality of your subject then this class is a must-take! In this hands-on event we focus exclusively on LED … More Portrait Photography 101: LED Lighting workshop