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PDN Photo Plus Conference

  • The Javits Center 655 W 34th St New York, NY, 10001 United States (map)

Thu, Oct 22, 2015 - 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM

MC01-Portrait Photography - Choosing the Right Lens & Light for Anyone       

Speaker: Erik Valind

Type: Master Classes

Track: Portrait

In this presentation, you’ll learn the cornerstone techniques and thought processes necessary to walk away from any portrait session with the best image possible. Choosing the right lens and composition to tell your story is just the beginning. You also need to select or create the best light to flatter your subject. Join Erik Valind as he explains how to achieve both, with minimal equipment and maximum results.

You’ll learn things that pertain to classical and environmental portraiture, including:

- Composition of the face and frame
- Lens selection for different scenarios
- The characteristics of light and how it behaves
- Finding the right natural light
- How to control off-camera lighting
- Classical lighting patterns and where to apply them
- Tips for working with your subject -

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