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Location Portrait Photography - GPP Photo Week 2018

Join Brian Smith to better capture personality and placere through environmental portraits. Learn location lighting and tips on selecting the best locations to photograph people in locations where they live, work and play.

  • Event: Gulf Photo Plus: Photo Week 2018
  • Dates: Feb 10-11, 2018
  • Times: Sat: 10:30 - 18:30. Sun: 12:00 - 20:00
  • Genre: Lighting, Portraits
  • Skill Levels: Intermediate
  • Location: Gulf Photo Plus: Photo Week 2018, Alserkal Avenue, Street 8, Al Quoz 1 - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Workshop Details

Great environmental portraits capture both personality and place. Brian photographs noteworthy and notorious celebrities in locations where they live, work and play.

Smith will show you how he photographs subjects so that the environment adds another dimension to the shoot, citing examples of how he approaches shooting on location whether it’s a large production shoot of a famous subject or simply the someone he runs into on the street while traveling.

This 2-day hands-on  workshop will discuss location lighting and tips on selecting the best location to add visual interest to your photographs.


2-day workshop

    Who Should Attend

    You are a very confident user of priority shooting modes and may even been using full manual exposure control.

    You are familiar with simple lighting set ups and have had some hands on time with lighting equipment. You understand and can set up the different triggering systems.

    You are aiming to consolidate your understanding and improve basic techniques as well as be introduced to some new ideas and techniques that will give you the confidence to experiment with different creative outcomes.

    What You Should Bring

    • Your DSLR or Mirrorless camera with fully charged batteries
    • Lens that hits any focal length in the range of 50-105mm
    • SD/CF card (8 GB or larger recommended)