Visual Anthropology (The Portrait): from Curtis to Leibovitz | March

Visual Anthropology (The Portrait): from Curtis to Leibovitz

Date  |  Tuesdays March 6-20, 2018

Time  |  10AM – 1PM

Location |  Colorado Photographic Arts Center (CPAC)

1070 Bannock St.,  Denver, CO 80204

Cost  |  $270 Non-Member   $243 Members

Instructor  |  Steven Begleiter

Skill Level  |  All Levels – need a basic understanding of their camera

This course will explore the history of portrait photography to help you understand what makes a good portrait. In addition, you will learn the techniques of how these photographs were taken to help you improve your skills as a portrait photographer. We will go over composition, posing, lighting, studio and environmental portraiture, and other aspects of creating a successful portrait.

You will be asked to create a final thematic project demonstrating your new understanding of portraiture and skills you have learned in class. Whether you just want to improve on your family photos or create a portfolio to submit to Rolling Stone this course will be a great way to start creating a body of meaningful portraits. We will also cover the basics of editing your work in Adobe Lightroom.

Required Equipment:

  • DSLR Camera
  • Off-camera flash
  • You should also own a software editing program such as Adobe Lightroom