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Critz
How To Use On and Off Camera Strobes
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Course #VA01
Ricky E Dawson, Cr.Photog., CPP

Interested in producing exceptional dramatic portraits at any time during the day?  This hands-on course will break down the three key principles that instructor Kelly Schneider uses to produce that WOW factor, no matter the weather.  From camera and gear selection to setting up your scene, you’ll walk through the entire process, learning each step it takes.  You’ll walk away with new knowledge, enhanced skills and most of all, the ability to take your portraits to a whole new level.  Whether it’s seniors, engagement photos, weddings or more, you’re clients will love the results you produce!

Course Date: Saturday October 14, 2017

Course Hours: 9am - 5pm

Items to Bring: a sack lunch/snacks/money for lunch

Location: 
The Reynolds Homestead
463 Homestead Lane
Critz, VA

Instructor Contact:
rickydawson1@comcast.net

Instructor Website:
dawson-photography.com


Hampton
Studio Lighting from A to Z
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Course #VA02
Robert Harper, CPP

Bob Harper will provide a hands-on overview of studio lighting techniques in a comprehensive, common-sense approach. His goal is to provide a great foundation for those photographers wishing to expand their photography skills in the studio. Participants will understand the purpose of lighting and lighting patterns and gain an appreciation of equipment requirements. Students will learn how to produce the desired lighting patterns and styles using the techniques covered during the day-long workshop. Additional techniques, to include the use of color gels, will also be covered. Students will have the opportunity to use common studio lighting equipment and tools in a hands-on learning environment.

Course Date: Saturday October 7, 2017

Course Hours: 9am - 5pm

Items to Bring: a sack lunch/snacks

Location: 
Bob Harper Photography
120 West Queens Way
Hampton, VA

Instructor Contact:
bob@bobharperphotography.com

Instructor Website:
www.bobharperphotography.com


Ashburn
Processing Images with Lightroom
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Course #VA03
Anand Jayaraman, CPP

Do you shoot a lot of images but aren’t sure which ones to select, sort and edit? This course is for you.

Come and learn basic raw processing and workflow in Lightroom including how to read and adjust your histogram, white balance and noise reduction. Through this class, you will be introduced to Lightroom modules, settings to enhance your images while walking through several image enhancements together.

Course Date: Saturday,October 7, 2017

Course Hours: 9am - 4:30pm

Items to Bring: a sack lunch/snacks

Location: 
AJ Photoz
20839 Shy Beaver Ct
Ashburn, VA

Instructor Contact:
Aj@ajphotoz.com

Instructor Website:
Ajphotoz.com


Woodbridge
Lifestyle Photography & the Art of Natural Light-- Achieve Studio- Perfect Portraits Outdoors!
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Course #VA04
Philip Brasch

Roger Hammons
, M.Photog., CPP

Anyone can buy a camera but it's lighting techniques that truly set the professionals apart. In this course, you'll learn how to up your game through improving your lighting skills. Learn how to maximize your use of available/existing light and your environment for engagement sessions, weddings, seniors, children and more. Learn to understand, control and plan the use of existing light while not sacrificing traditional lighting patterns, lighting ratios, and multiple light directions. Become comfortable with- and identify if fill light is necessary; determine when and where to use flash. Instructors Philip and Roger will teach you to use the light, your environment and how to naturally pose your clients for images with natural emotional impact. 

Whether you are a photographer for passion or profit, this course will teach you innovative and portable techniques for capturing stunning natural light and breathtaking composition in any situation.  Be ready to change the way you think about natural and existing light photography -- using street lights, pathway lamps, and iPhone controlled LED lights as our main, fill, kicker, and hair lights to create portraits after dark!  These night portraits techniques are ideal for the wedding couple in front of their venue!  This course begins with classroom instruction and Q&A and then take it outside to experiment and "find the light!"  You will use multiple lighting options, pose a model or two and get instructor feedback in the field!

Course Date: Sunday, October 15, 2017

Course Hours: 12:30am - 7:30pm

Items to Bring: a sack lunch/snacks, money for lunch

Location: 
Wegman's Market Cafe (upstairs on right)
14801 Dining Way
Woodbridge, VA

Instructor Contact:
Philip@Gallery252.com
studio@rogerhammonsphotography.com

Instructor Website:
gallery252.com
rogerhammonsphotography.com


Woodbridge
Sunset & Beyond: Learn Paranomic Landscape Photography Locally w/Model
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Course #VA05
Philip Brasch
 
Bert Pasquale
, M.Photog., Cr.

In panoramic landscape photography, the secret is to see, understand and capture the mood present at the end of day and beyond. Long after other photographers have put their cameras away and gone home, the landscape photographer is just beginning to capture their masterpieces.

Join instructors Philip Brasch and Bert Pasquale for this spectacular workshop as they guide you through some secret local landscapes of the Potomac River and its tributaries. Thanks to months of research exploring Prince William and Fairfax Counties in Virginia, Philip and Bert have handpicked these settings that will give you the opportunity to pan the horizon and produce incredible and extremely high-resolution panoramic images.

As the sun sets, you'll get to work in low-light while taking multiple tiles to capture the best and most challenging panorama images. Discuss critical equipment, composition, low-light & long exposures, HDR-Panoramas, using auxiliary light sources after dark and more. This course leaves no stone untouched as you delve into everything panoramic photography is and can be. To make this adventure even more unique and rewarding, for a portion of the workshop, you will compose, pose, and then panel a model into the wider panoramic image.  Gorgeous scenery, fellow photographers, panoramic experts and you - who could ask for anything more?

Course Date: Sunday, October 8, 2017

Course Hours: 12:30am - 7:30pm

Items to Bring: a sack lunch/snacks, money for lunch

Location: 
Wegman's Market Cafe (upstairs on right)
14801 Dining Way
Woodbridge, VA

Instructor Contact:
Philip@Gallery252.com
photog@lifestoryimages.com

Instructor Website:
gallery252.com
lifestoryimages.com


Ashburn
Master your DSLR
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Course #VA06
Anand Jayaraman, CPP

This is your opportunity to get up and get going with your DSLR camera! You have the tools; now gain the knowledge to get your camera off auto mode and create the photos you've always wanted!

In this course, you'll learn how to take control of your camera as instructor Anand Jayaraman teaches you the essential settings you need to know. Learn how to manipulate exposure, white balance, focus, depth of field and more. Explore posing, framing, choosing the right lens and critical elements to take your photos to the next level.

Become a true photographer, this course can take you there!

Course Date: Saturday,October 8, 2017

Course Hours: 9am - 4:30pm

Items to Bring: a sack lunch/snacks

Location: 
AJ Photoz
20839 Shy Beaver Ct
Ashburn, VA

Instructor Contact:
Aj@ajphotoz.com

Instructor Website:
Ajphotoz.com


Ashburn
Hands-On Studio Portraiture
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Course #VA07
Roger Hammons
, M.Photog., CPP
Michael Dunphy,
CPP

This is the perfect class for beginning to intermediate professional photographers looking to enhance their skills in studio portraiture. This class will review the fundamentals of portrait lighting and posing men and women. In a well-equipped home studio, play with one, two, and three or more strobes to create flattering three-dimensional portraits. Demonstrate different light modifiers (umbrellas, softboxes, strip boxes, beauty dishes, snoots) and the use a flash meter to achieve desirable lighting ratios. Each participant will have hands-on time to set up and use the studio equipment to create professional quality portraits. The instructors will constructively critique each participant's technique and resulting portraits. Participants will learn skills that will improve the quality of their portraiture and increase their confidence to work in a studio environment.

Course Date: Wednesday October 11, 2017

Course Hours: 9:30am - 5pm

Items to Bring: money for lunch

Location: 
Roger Hammons Photography LLC
22172 Breitling Terrace
Ashburn, VA

Instructor Contact:
studio@rogerhammonsphotography.com
info@avonleephotography.com

Instructor Website:
rogerhammonsphotography.com
avonleephotography.com


Culpeper
Lighting Indoor and Outdoor Portraits
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Course #VA08
Elizabeth Bailey


This course is directed towards intermediate photographers wishing to improve lighting skills techniques in studio and outdoors. Instructor Elizabeth Bailey will cover and use all three types of lighting, (natural, window and strobes) light patterns on the subject, some posing, learn light ratios, and use live models. Time permitting, attendees will bring images into Photoshop and learn a few retouching techniques.

Course Date: Wednesday October 11, 2017

Course Hours: 9am - 4:30pm

Items to Bring: a sack lunch/snacks/money for lunch

Location: 
Home studio of Elizabeth Bailey
13160 Chestnut Fork Rd
Culpeper, VA

Instructor Contact:
elizabethabailey2001@gmail.com

Instructor Website:
ebaileyportraits.com


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