"Master Your Posing"
Dates and Time:
August 11th, Friday
August 12th, Saturday
August 13th, Sunday
Open Registration Fee: July 1 - August 11
For DPPA and PPA Members: $249
For Non-Members: $324
Early Bird Registration Fee: April 27 - June 30
For DPPA and PPA Members: $199
For Non-Members: $274
Master Your Posing
Simple techniques for posing people in groups of 2 to 100....
Almost all genres of photography at some time or another require posing groups of people together. This is one of the most feared tasks photographers often face. Whether you photograph weddings, families, corporate events, schools or teams you will gain great insight into posing groups of all sizes quickly and without stressing. Michele will be covering, posing subjects in a natural relaxed way, putting groups of all sizes together, making people look thinner and younger without using a computer, getting those little ones to cooperate and many other ideas that will take your portraits to the next level. She will demonstrate different types of posing from standing to sitting on the ground and using different types of chairs. Be prepared to be onstage if you attend this program. As many people as possible will participate in a large group pose.... You will be amazed at how fast groups can be assembled.
In today’s market great posing and lighting skills are so important... cameras, lenses and computer techniques will only go so far. Your best images start with you and with what you create in the camera. You will walk away from this seminar with new ideas you can put to good use right away!
Michele Celentano, Canon Explorer of Light will be sharing her insight into photographing people and creating consistent and beautiful portraits. You will gain insight into posing, the three languages of posing and communication skills.
Get ready for a high energy experience as we become Masters Of Posing!
After 25 years of experience, her passion for transforming photographs into treasured memories for families only continues to grow. Michele Celentano is the author of “Photographing Families - Tips for Capturing Timeless Images”.
Most recently she appeared on CreativeLive.com for a three day workshop about photographing families that was viewed globally by more than 30,000 photographers. Michele is one of an elite group of photographers to be sought out by Canon USA to represent their company as an Explorer of Light. Only 50 photographers nationwide hold this honor. Michele and her images have been featured in numerous advertisements for Canon and their professional line of cameras.
She is a regular and popular presenter for Canon at trade shows through the county. Michele was awarded her Craftsmen Degree from the Professional Photographers of America and the Accolade of Photographic Mastery from Wedding and Portrait Photographers International. Her artwork has been published in literary works such as Rangefinder, American Photographer, Shutterbug, Studio Photography as well as numerous books on the art of photography.