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February 12, 2018

Classes and Workshops

Class: Introduction to Portrait Photography

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Georgia Center for Continuing Education


Contact: Registration Services 706-542-3537

This course immerses novice or practiced photographers into all aspects of portraiture. Participants will learn techniques and poses to put into practice and build a portfolio of portraits in a variety of settings.

In seven weekly two-hour sessions, including field trips, participants will learn:

  • how to work with and pose your model
  • how to compose an attractive image
  • how to make the most of light and time
  • tips for environmental, street, people, and self portraits
  • business and social etiquette considerations in photographic portraiture

In these sessions or at home, participants will:

  • make a set of creative self portraits
  • photograph two or more people in an indoor or outdoor setting
  • make a virtual portfolio for presentation at the final session

UGA Center for Continuing Education