Creating the Dramatic Portrait

Daylong Lighting Workshop

Thursday, May 2 10 am – 4 pm
Samy’s Camera 1090 Bryant St, San Francisco

Instructor Tim Meyer, MFA, M. Photog, Craftsman

$125 for PPSCV & PPGBA members. $139 at the door if available.
$165 for non members. $179 at the door if available.
Limited to 15 students


PPGBA MEMBERS – register & pay, and receive a full refund of your fee with proof of attendance!

To register https://www.lauramarshallphoto.com/ppscv
and click on CHOICES to select the workshop

About the Workshop

Presented by PPSCV and PPGBA, acclaimed photographer and instructor Tim Meyer will lead you through a fast-paced introduction to professional lighting techniques and posing. He will illustrate how your choice of light shaping tools, metering, ratios, facial analysis and posing work together to produce consistently high-quality images.

This class will be about light styling – using light as a tool to shape and make statements about style – and will provide the opportunity for you to develop a professional level of portrait lighting skills. The material will be geared toward introductory to intermediate skill levels, but will provide a review of fundamentals that even seasoned photogoraphers may find beneficial.

Although presented in a studio environment, this class will be also very valuable to photographers who work on location and with natural light. Lighting equipment will be provided by the instructor.

* Models available for the workshop.
* Bring your camera!


About the Speaker

Throughout his 35 plus years as a professional photographer, educator and author, Tim’s work has been internationally recognized and respected for its innovative style and technique. In addition to many national education programs, he has lectured internationally in England, Germany and Mexico.

Tim’s writings on photography and art have been published as magazine and online content and his book, The Portrait, Understanding Portrait Photography, published in English, German, Italian and Chinese and now in its second edition, has been adopted as a textbook at numerous colleges. As an academic educator, Tim holds both a Masters and an MFA in art and photography and he has taught at Brooks Institute and Mount Saint Mary’s University. His areas of expertise are portraiture, wedding as well as fundamental, advanced and creative lighting.

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