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Workshop: Discover The Art of Dramatic Portrait Lighting

  • June 12, 2024
  • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • 4241 Sigma Rd Dallas, TX 75244
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Full-Day Workshop

The Art of Dramatic Portrait Lighting 

with André Brown


Embark on a hands-on journey into the captivating realm of dramatic portrait lighting with our immersive workshop. Designed for photographers of all skill levels, this experience goes beyond theory, allowing you to actively explore and apply the techniques that make portraits come alive.

You’ll learn:

      • How to manipulate shadows and highlights for maximum impact
      • posing your subjects to complement and enhance the dramatic lighting
      • How lighting modifiers contribute to achieving your desired dramatic effects.

      By the end of this session, you'll acquire skills for capturing dramatic portraits in any scenario, expanding your versatility as a photographer and opening up new creative possibilities.

      Join us for a day of creativity and exploration as you unlock

      the art of dramatic portrait lighting.

      Agenda for the day:

      09:00 Welcome/Introduction

      09:10 Presentation

      09:30 Shooting session 1

      10:30 Break

      10:45 Shooting session 2

      12:00 Lunch Break

      13:15 Editing Demonstration

      15:00 Break

      15:15 Editing Demonstration continued

      16:30 Q&A and Final Thoughts

      17:00 Wrap Up

      What to bring:

      Bring your camera and lenses. A wide angle might be the lens of choice. (I use a 24-70mm lens). Do NOT bring your computers, as the editing session will be a demonstration only.

      André Brown is an award-winning wedding photographer based in Atlanta, GA. His work has been featured in several notable publications and has won awards from prestigious organizations, including WPPI, The Portrait Masters, and PPA. André is also a speaker, educator, and host of Bokeh Academy Retreats, hands-on training, business workshops for photographers, and a brand ambassador for Westcott, MagMod, Stella Pro, Nanlite, and more.


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