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People Photography Workshop

12 & 13 October 2024

Bannockburn, Central Otago

People Photography Workshop

12 & 13 October 2024

Sat 10am-5pm and Sun 9am-4pm

Bannockburn, Central Otago

With pro photographer, Celia Walmsley, Stagebox Photography

This workshop is about

Acquiring the skills you need to take stunning portraits with your 'proper' camera of your kids, family, friends, sport team and even to create artistic images of interesting characters

Learning how to use the aperture, shutter and manual settings on your camera and how to use light to shape the face and background to create beautiful portraits 

So that you are proud to share your images and put them on the wall.

Who it is For

  • Beyond-beginner and intermediate photography enthusiasts 
    with a DSLR, mirrorless camera or camera with manual & semi auto controls who want to take their photography up a level
  • Attendees of Everyone's a Photographer Level 1 & 2 workshops 
  • Photography enthusiasts who can use their camera in semi auto (Aperture Priority & Shutter Priority) or manual mode

    NB: This workshop is not about cell phone photos or cameras with no manual features

Workshop Investment

$295 per person

(Yes Student Discount Available)
Small group learning so book early

What We Cover

Each day includes a mix of learning key skills and putting them into practice with target exercises.

We cover:

Day 1
Styles & genre of people photography
A look at the work of some renowned portrait photographers 
Lighting for portraits - it's all about light
Camera settings 
Aperture priority and Manual settings 
Using the gear you've got and improvising
Getting skin tone colour right 
Photographing tricky subjects such as children, teens, sports, your partner even!
Practical challenges

Day 2
Lighting & camera settings for groups - yes, it's all about light
Getting your subjects to cooperate willingly and have fun 
Creating stylised, artistic portraits 
Backdrops, modifiers and props
Getting pin sharp images 
Creating blur for effect 
Practical challenges


What you'll achieve

  • Technical camera skills to improve your people photography
  • Confidence in directing and posing people for photos
  • The portrait photography skills you need to take stunning photos of your kids, whanau, friends or team mates.
Cost: $295 per person
12 & 13 October 2024
Bannockburn, Central Otago
Time: Sat 10am-5pm and Sun 9am-4pm

Register Now for
this Workshop

And start your journey to glorious images

What You'll Receive

Full-2 day weekend workshop
Comprehensive workbook
Practical challenging exercises
Experienced tuition from professional photographer, Celia Walmsley, Stagebox Photography
Small group learning (usually 8-10 people)
Personal attention
Loads of fun and laughs

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