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Saturday, August 12th, 2023

9:00 AM to 12:00 PM:  The Journey and the Foundation

In this morning session, Joe will start by creating a portrait and then will break down the thought process of elements that went into the creation of final image. And then, he will show the wide variety of images that he created in his long and exciting career while highlighting examples of different lighting techniques. He will also analyze the foundational elements that go into creating a corporate headshot. 

12:00 PM – 01:30 PMLunch Break

01:30 PM – 05:00 PM: Dynamic Sports Portraits

Joe will be creating dynamic sport portraits with two amazing models. He will explain how to pre-visualize the story telling aspect, achieve the mood by the lighting, posing & emoting the models. 

07:00 PM – 09:00 PMShooting Bays with models & Book signing.

Practice what you learned during the day by photographing models at the shooting bays. Joe will be signing the books purchased. Do NOT miss this opportunity.

Sunday, August 13th, 2023

9:00 AM to 12:00 PM: Editorial Fashion

We will start the morning with Joe reviewing some of the images submitted for image critique and give his unique perspective. These can be images created at the shooting bays on Saturday night that attendees submitted OR some of the images previously produced by attendees. 

Joe will demonstrate his versatility using different lighting scenarios when photographing models in a fashion editorial. Using his mastery of lighting, Joe will show how to effectively modify lights to illustrate classic as well as avant-garde fashion styles.

12:00 PM – 01:30 PMLunch Break

01:30 PM – 05:00 PM: Character Portraits

In this session, Joe will explore the process of creating character portraits. Character portraiture in not only about interesting subject matter, but also creating mood through lighting, composing to emphasize the features that the photographer sees in the subject and bring the viewer’s attention to the face and the story behind the face.



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