Posing: Indoor Group

  • Instructors:
    Hanson Fong

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    Not every photographer has what it takes to do group portraits – but you can and will after this class! PPA Instructor and portrait expert Hanson Fong takes you inside to work with groups of up to 8 subjects!

    Portraiture is all about lighting and posing, so Hanson starts with one light and teaches you when and why to incorporate more. You’ll learn how to expertly light the background, the hair, and bring focus to your subject.

    Turn up the heat – and change up your lighting setup -- as you add more people to your portrait. Discover when and how to use reflectors and fill lights; discuss the exposure and ratios you need for the right images. Explore the types of poses and positioning for groups of 3, 4 on up to 8 people. Whether it’s open and closed poses, creating an uneven height line or blocking larger subjects with smaller ones, Hanson gives you the answer for every challenge you’ll face.

    Welcome group portraits with open arms! This class will take you there!

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      • 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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