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Alexandria
Finding The Magic- Hands on outdoors DRAMATIC portraits!
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Course #VA01
Kelly Schneider, 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: Friday, May 19, 2017

Course Hours: 8am - 3pm

Items to Bring: money for lunch

Location: 
Jones Point Park
100 Jones Point Dr
Alexandria, VA 23242

Instructor Contact:
capturedjourneys@me.com
202-431-8943

Instructor Website:
capturedjourneys.com


 

Ashburn
Hands-On Introduction to Studio Portraiture
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Course #VA02
Roger Hammons, M.Photog., CPP
Michael Dunphy, CPP

If you’ve spent most of your photography time working with natural light, this is your opportunity to expand your horizons.  In this course, you’ll explore the world of studio portraiture, learning the fundamental lighting and posing skills every portrait photographer should know.  In a well­‐equipped home studio, explore light patterns, posing styles and more.  You’ll practice light set-ups, using one, two, and three or more lights.  Explore the proper use of monolight strobes and work with any number of light modifiers.  Play with radio triggers, flash meter and color calibration devices.  Spend the day working with all this equipment as you create professional portraits for your instructors to constructively critique.  Learn the skills you need to improve your skills and your confidence.  This is your opportunity!

Course Date: Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Course Hours: 9:30am - 5:30pm

Items to Bring: money for lunch

Location: 
Roger Hammons Photography LLC
22172 Breitling Terrace
Ashburn, VA 20148

Instructor Contact:
studio@rogerhammonsphotography.com
info@avonleephotography.com
703-729-3780

Instructor Website:
rogerhammonsphotography.com
avonleephotography.com


 

Hampton
Fundamentals of Image Editing using LR CC and PS CC
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Course #VA03
Robert Harper, CPP

Learn how to analyze your images and use the tools available in Lightroom CC and Photoshop CC to realize your vision.  In this course, you’ll explore how to integrate these two platforms  for optimal retouching and editing.  Instructor Robert Harper gives you an excellent foundation and knowledge of these programs upon which to build your own style of image editing.  You’ll even receive an overview of 3d Party tools and how to incorporate this into your editing process.    

Use the power right at your fingertips and do more with your images – and for your clients!  

Note:  Bring a laptop loaded with both LR and PS along with a few images for practice.

Course Date: Saturday, May 13, 2017

Course Hours: 9am - 5pm

Items to Bring: a sack lunch/snacks

Location: 
Bob Harper Photography
120 West Queens Way #101
Hampton, VA 23669

Instructor Contact:
bob@bobharperphotography.com
757-325-8300

Instructor Website:
bobharperphotography.com


 

Culpeper
Seeing the Light
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Course #VA04
Elizabeth Bailey

Mastering light is the key to becoming a good photographer.  In this course, you’ll learn various types of portrait lighting styles as well as other fundamentals that will enhance your skills.  

Explore types of lighting such as window and natural light. Delve into color theory and how this can help you as a photographer and an artist. Discuss posing techniques and learn what is the most flattering for your clients.  You’ll even cover a few post processing tips in Photoshop. Come prepared to learn and to practice as Instructor Elizabeth Bailey provides live models to photograph.  

See the light, master the light – here’s your chance!  

Course Date: Friday, May 12, 2017

Course Hours: 9am - 5pm

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

Location: 
Culpeper Studio
13160 Chestnut Fork Rd
Culpeper, VA 22701

Instructor Contact:
portraitartbyelizabeth@comcast.net
540-429-3686

Instructor Website:
ebaileyportraits.com


 

Stafford
Photographing Pets with People
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Course #VA05
Karen Presecan, CPP
Tracy Brown

Pets are people too!  Well, not really but these days, pets are as much a part of the family as anyone else.  In this course, you’ll learn how to successfully incorporate pets in a portrait session while still maintaining professionalism and order throughout the shoot.  You’ll learn the key to successful pet posing, both by themselves and with their families.  Discuss safety precautions and other helpful hints that instructor Karen Presecan has learned through her experience.  You’ll even explore some successful marketing strategies for reaching your target “pet” audience.  

Working with furry family members can be a fun and fulfilling part of your job.  Learn how to do it well! 

Course Date: Friday, May 19, 2017

Course Hours: 9:30am - 4pm

Items to Bring: a sack lunch/snacks

Location: 
Karen Presecan Photography Studio
200 Anchor Cove
Stafford, VA 22554

Instructor Contact:
kpresecan@live.com
540-226-2597
tracybrownphotography@gmail.com
540-226-4992

Instructor Website:
kpresecanphotography.com
http://www.tracybrownphotography.com/


 

Bluefield
Newborn Photography
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Course #VA06
Marjorie Stallard, CPP

Explore the art of newborn photography with expert Instructor Marjorie Stallard.  In the course of her career, she’s photographed over 800 babies and you’ll learn why she’s so good at what she does.

Marjorie shares her skill in posing and wrapping a newborn while keeping the newborn calm and at ease.  You’ll learn newborn safety, photography basics and lighting tips.  Actual newborn models will be used during the class, so you’ll have a firsthand glimpse at what really happens.  In the afternoon, you’ll discuss workflow and basic editing as well as explore the fine art side of this genre.  

Come learn from the best as you gain the confidence and the skills to master newborn photography! 

Course Date: Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Course Hours: 9am - 4pm

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

Location: 
Stallard Images
2 Sexton Hill
Bluefield, VA 24605

Instructor Contact:
mkstallard@comcast.net
304-952-7397

Instructor Website:
marjoriestallard.com


 

Critz
Achieving the Bokeh look in Nature Photography
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Course #VA07
Rick Dawson, Cr. Photog., CPP

In this course, instructor Rick Dawson shows you how to use your camera’s settings along with its lenses to create that beautiful bokeh look in your images.  

You’ll learn how to use your camera’s angle, lens and magnification to achieve that unique isolation that defines bokeh.  Experiment with an extension tube and see how this can work in place of expensive micro telephoto lenses.  Discover the benefit of a well-built tripod and how this can improve your photography.  

So, spend the day exploring bokeh and get a “close up” look at nature! 

Course Date: Saturday, May 13, 2017

Course Hours: 9am - 5pm

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

Location: 
The Reynolds Homestead
463 Homestead Lane
Critz, VA 24082

Instructor Contact:
rickydawson1@comcast.net
276-224-2726

Instructor Website:
dawson-photography.com


 

Ashburn
Shoot Beyond the Auto Mode
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Course #VA08
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. 

Course Date: Friday, May 12, 2017

Course Hours: 9am - 5pm

Items to Bring: a sack lunch/snacks

Location: 
AJ Photoz Studio
20839 Shy Beaver Ct
Ashburn, VA 20147

Instructor Contact:
aj@ajphotoz.com
703-989-0019

Instructor Website:
ajphotoz.com


 

Ashburn
Introduction to Lightroom
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Course #VA09
Anand Jayaraman, CPP

Do you shoot a lot of images? Do you know what to do with them afterwards?  If you’ve answered “Yes” and “No,” then you’ve come to the right place.  

In this course, you’ll learn the basic raw processing and workflow of Lightroom.  Discover how to select, sort and edit your photos; learn how to read and adjust your histogram, white balance and noise reduction. This is your opportunity to explore modules and enhancement settings while walking through several image enhancements together.  

This is a great opportunity to learn and experience as you discover what Lightroom can do for you!

Course Date: Saturday, May 20, 2017

Course Hours: 9am - 5pm

Items to Bring: a sack lunch/snacks

Location: 
AJ Photoz Studio
20839 Shy Beaver Ct
Ashburn, VA 20147

Instructor Contact:
aj@ajphotoz.com
703-989-0019

Instructor Website:
ajphotoz.com


Lake Ridge
Sunset & Beyond: Learn Panoramic Landscape Photography Locally
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Course #VA10
Philip Brasch
Bert Pasquale, M.Photog.Cr.

In panoramic landscape photography, the secret is to see, understand and capture the mood present in 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 Phillip Brasch and Bert Pasquale for this spectacular workshop as they guide you through some secret local landscapes in Virginia and the Potomac River, Prince William County and Fairfax County. Thanks to months of research, Phillip and Bert have handpicked these settings that will give you the opportunity to pan the horizon and produce incredible panoramic images.

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 photograph is and can be. Gorgeous scenery, fellow photographers, panoramic experts and you - who could ask for anything more?

Course Date: Saturday, May 13, 2017

Course Hours: 2pm-9pm

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

Location:
Westminster at Lake Ridge
12191 Clipper Dr.
Lake Ridge, VA

Instructor Contact:
pbrasch@comcast.net
photog@lifestoryimages.com
703-551-0253

Instructor Website:
Gallery252.com
lifestoryimages.com


Lake Ridge
Lifestyle Photography: Find Existing Light to Achieve Studio-Perfect Portraits Outdoors
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Course #VA11
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. Become comfortable with fill light and determining when and where to use flash. Instructors Philip and Roger teach you to use the light, your environment and even posing and position for great images, in camera. 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. Begin in the studio and then take it outside to experiment and “find the light!”

The course begins with a classroom lecture. Then, you will take it outside for hands-on practice experimenting with "finding the light." You will use multiple lighting options, pose a model and get instructor feedback in the field!

Course Date: Sunday, May 21, 2017

Course Hours: 1:30pm - 8:30pm

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

Location:
Westminster at Lake Ridge
12191 Clipper Dr.
Lake Ridge, VA

Instructor Contact:
philip@gallery252.com
studio@rogerhammonsphotography.com
703-850-7345 (Philip)
301-943-4705 (Roger)

Instructor Website:
Gallery252.com
rogerhammonsphotography.com



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