Posing: Outdoor Group

  • Instructors:
    Hanson Fong

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    Group portraits can be difficult; add in an outdoor setting and things get even more challenging. But in this quick and easy video, PPA Instructor Hanson Fong takes the guesswork out of groups – and shows you how to capture that outdoor shot of the whole gang!

    Learn how to assess your surroundings, look for the natural light, shade, shadows and the perfect background. Discover when and how to add fill light, the perfect camera angles and the other equipment and tools you’ll need.

    Then, delve into the details of posing – the traditional shots, the casual shots and more. Learn how to pose people to show their relationships and emotions. Remember checklist items like tripods, stools, chairs and other props to achieve the uneven heights that you want in a photo.

    This course is such a quick, easy tutorial on how to work with groups that it immediately puts you at ease and give you the confidence you need. Never fear the family portrait again!

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  • Duration: 0:08:24 Expand video to full screen for best view.

      • Hanson Fong

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        Hanson Fong is not just another wedding photographer. With over 35 years of experience, images published in numerous magazines and a plethora of degrees and accolades, Hanson is globally recognized as one of the premier photographers in the industry. This award-winning photographer and instructor sets the gold standard for others to follow, and the chance to watch him in action is not to be missed!

        Known for his enthusiasm, animated personality and immense talent, Hanson's live shooting and posing demos are something to behold, especially when combined with large-scale projection images and discussions of his work. His talents and techniques span both the world of fine art and photography, and he brings a unique aesthetic style to all his work.

        Hanson has lectured at every major photography school across the United States and is a frequent guest speaker at regional, national and international events and conventions. A few minutes with this inspirational personality, and you'll understand why his calendar stays full!

        Website: hansonfong.smugmug.com
        Facebook: Hanson Fong

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