Monday Jul 30 - Friday Aug 3
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Familiar Faces: Portrait Photography and Lighting
Ages: 13 - 16
$215 HCP Members / $270 non-members
Class Size: 14 students
Monday to Friday (July 30 to August 3) 10:30am to 3:00pm
What makes a compelling portrait? How can you tell a story about a person through one image? Through shooting, editing and postproduction students learn the varying approaches and techniques of portrait photography. This camp will have a strong emphasis on compositional skills, lighting and camera tech. Each class will begin with a look at contemporary and historical portrait photographers such as: Alec Soth, Jill Greenberg, Jody Ake, Annie Leibovitz, Joni Sternbach, Diane Arbus, Josef Karsh and Julia Margaret Cameron. This intermediate course will include at least two field trips to neighborhood businesses and the Menil grounds.
Snacks will be provided.
What to Bring:
- Camera: Point-and-shoot or DSLR Recommended
About Lindsey Thompson
is living and working in Houston as an artist and educator of many mediums and processes. She received her Bachelors of Fine Arts in Photography and Digital Media from the University of Houston, but her investment extends into performance arts, dance, and design. Lindsey has been teaching photography, electronic multimedia, filmmaking, movement, drawing and painting in some significant capacity since 2008, as an employee of Cypress Fairbanks ISD, Living Lines Dance Center, and since, through organizations such as Aurora Picture Show and Houston Center for Photography. Lindsey has been performing with Jennifer Wood and Suchu Dance since 2004 as well as working with other choreographers in the community whenever she finds the opportunity. She continues to develop her own choreography, photography, and video work personally and professionally.
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