Portrait Photography Workshop

 

Master the art of natural light portrait photography.

 

 

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Delta Goodrem by Andrew Thurtell. Little Bay, Sydney.

Workshop Dates

20 May 2017    

Group Size

Workshop is limited

to 8 persons

Workshop Price

$245 per person

Portrait Photography Workshop

 

MASTER THE ART OF NATURAL LIGHT PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY

This amazing full-day portrait photography workshop is designed to take your portraiture to a whole new level, especially your natural light work.

In addition to shooting with natural light at a variety of locations, we will also learn the equipment professional used to shape, modify and enhance natural light. In particular diffusers, reflectors, scrims and more.

The portrait photography workshop includes:

BASIC NATURAL LIGHT SHOOT AND INTRODUCTION TO THE EQUIPMENT

DAYLIGHT STUDIO WINDOW LIGHT PORTRAIT SESSION

GRAFFITI WALL LOCATION SHOOT

SWIMWEAR / GOLDEN HOUR BEACH LOCATION SHOOT 

At the same time as we shoot, we’ll be learning:

  • Mastering Window light
  • Posing and positioning
  • Learning to shoot in full sun
  • Soft light and where to find it
  • Backlighting v frontlighting
  • Reflectors, diffusers and modifiers
  • Natural light Do’s and Dont’s
  • Finding the best light in any situation

We’ll also use a professional model to work through a variety of scenarios together and consequently put into practice what we’ve learnt.

To really get you thinking I’ll be creating some tricky situations in order to test your knowledge and improve your skills. Because we learn by DOING!

As a result we’ll all be window light masters by lunchtime!

Over lunch we’ll be dissecting a number of my most successful images. First if all for composition, as well as framing, lens choice, aperture choice and camera settings to pull apart how they were achieved.

Hence this workshop is for any photographer wanting to increase their knowledge and understanding of natural light for successful, inspiring portraits. 

The day also includes the model, lunch, morning tea, afternoon tea and coffee and snacks all day.

portrait photography workshop

Learn the surprisingly simple tools, equipment and resources I use to enhanced shape natural light for amazing results.

portrait photography workshop

Shoot in a variety of locations that will test you and as a result, grow your skills!

portrait photography workshop

Spend the day mastering natural light with the photographer who has worked with a huge list of Australian talent and, above all, fast-track your learning experience.

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WORKSHOP INCLUSIONS

Lunch, Morning Tea and Afternoon Tea

Two professional models – one for the morning session and one for the later session

Further 20% Discount on future workshops

On location tuition and instruction from Andrew Thurtell

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS WORKSHOP

A basic understanding of camera settings, apertures, shutters speeds and ISO is recommended in order to do this workshop.

WORKSHOP LOCATION

From Dean:

Saturday was awesome, and Toni is fantastic. I am wrapped with the images I got!

Portrait Photography Workshop, February 2016

From Katrina:

Awesome day shooting with these two beautiful Models at the Thurtell Photography Portrait workshop!

Portrait Photography Workshop, June 2016

From Annabelle:

 Love being a part of Thurtell Photography’s workshops. I am always blown away by what, often beginning photographers, can achieve under some awesome guidance.

Travel Photography Workshop, January 2017

  • PONTING 1
  • DELTA 1
  • ASHLEY 1
  • JESS
  • ASHLEY 2
  • MARK
  • HAWKS
  • DELTA 2
  • TIMO
  • SHELLEY
  • ISRAEL
  • MITCHELL
  • RICKY CLOSE
  • BONDI VET
  • LIZ

Andrew’s professional photography has featured in numerous campaigns for many leading Australia’s brands.

Andrew has worked with many of Australia’s leading celebrities and athletes: Delta Goodrem, Formula One star Mark Webber, Jessica Mauboy, Ricky Ponting, Mitchell Johnson, Hawthorn AFL, Shelley Craft, Ashley Hart, Lleyton Hewitt, Master Chef”s George Calombaris, My Kitchen Rules chef Karen Martini, Wallaby Israel Folau, Olympic basketballer Liz Cambage, Bondi Vet Chris Brown, Olympic Gold medallist Sally Pearson and All Blacks captain Kieran Read.

In addition recent campaigns include the Swisse-Scudera Ferrari campaign shot in Maranello Italy, Ricky Pointing in Mumbai, India and Toshiba Medical.

The philosophy of these photography workshops, courses and classes is simple: to finish the day a much more accomplished, passionate and skillful photographer than when you started.

 

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