The Essential Portrait Photography Workshop

  By Evelyn Drake

Join Greg Gerla and Julya Hajnoczky at Studio 122 and spend a full day in a professional photo studio learning all you need to know to start creating interesting and engaging portraits.

Spend a full day learning the essentials of portraiture. The morning session features demos and hands-on practice taking you through a variety of simple but effective ways to assess, use and modify available light. Learn creative ways to use composition and colour to add interest to portraits. We’ll give you professional tips and tricks for interacting with your subjects – to put both of you at ease. The afternoon session will help you put it all together: you’ll work with a professional model to practice posing, lighting and interacting with your subject. The workshop wraps up with a critique session where you’ll get feedback on your shots from the day. You’ll go home with the skills and confidence you need to take creative control, and take your portrait photography to the next level. 

January 19th, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Sponsored by The Camera Store – Workshop participants receive special deals on purchase and rental of a variety of selected products suited for the types of photography to be covered in this event.

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Evelyn Drake has been in the camera business since 2004. She has been involved in every aspect of The Camera Store's operations with a focus on marketing and event-based initiatives. She also hosts our YouTube channel The Camera Store TV.