USING EARTH'S ELEMENTS TO ENHANCE CREATIVITY
PRECON WORKSHOP - February 23RD, 10AM to 5PM*
Join us for an enriching workshop where you'll discover the techniques that elevate your images, setting your brand apart and boosting your income. Explore the F.A.S.T process – a four-step journey to capturing the perfect shot. Learn the art of lighting elements and mastering control over your subjects. Dive into the world of portrait lighting styles and acquire the skills to craft them with finesse.
* Bonus Opportunity at 7PM! Every photographer will have individual sessions with the provided models to shoot and correct all aspects of the workshop with instructions.
Registration is separate from PhotoMax.
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Kick off the morning with a warm welcome. Discover the back story of the Alexander Martin brand and the overarching goals of the workshop.
The F.A.S.T. Process:
Unravel the key principles of the F.A.S.T. process. Find, Ambient, Set, and Take. Learn how to identify compositions, harness ambient light for mood, and confidently set up lights to capture striking images.
Simple Lighting Setups:
Explore three straightforward yet impactful lighting setups tailored for sports photography. Witness the art of split lighting, the 10 and 2 arrangement, and The Fab 4 configuration.
Friday, February 23rd - PreCon!
9:00 AM: REGISTRATION
10:00 AM-5:00 PM: Using Earth's Elements to Enhance Creativity with Richard Harris - (Alexander Marting Imagery) Registration for this workshop is separate from PhotoMax. Register today!
5:00 PM -7:00 PM: Dinner on your own
7:00 -9:00 PM: Take What You Learned and Apply It! Shoot-Out with models across the hotel. Optional Bonus Round!
*Schedule subject to change.
Richard Harris, known as Alexander Martin Imagery, considers being a photographer as his second favorite job, right after being a dad. With a remarkable 25 years in the wedding industry, he has developed a deep passion for narrating your unique story. Richard has had the privilege of documenting nearly a thousand weddings, and each one continues to be a source of new learning experiences. His commitment to pushing the boundaries in capturing unforgettable moments is unparalleled, ensuring you see them in a fresh light. By combining his expertise in portrait and creative lighting techniques acquired over his extensive career as a wedding photographer, Richard now crafts truly distinctive images that resonate with his clients and their families. Beyond his love for learning and creating, he finds immense joy in sharing, inspiring, and educating others. As an educator, he imparts the wisdom, experiences, and knowledge he's gained, witnessing the growth and excitement of those he teaches... a truly rewarding experience.
Lodging is available at the Somerset Inn. Go directly to somersetinn.com or call 248-643-7800 for booking assistance.