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Join PPSDC and Canon Explorer of Light, Michele Celentano, for an all-day workshop at Balboa Park!
Family Portraits That Sell
Family portraits can be the most profitable product line in your studio. The opportunities that family portraits create for sales are huge. Wall portraits, albums and beyond…
Great portrait photography is all about making people look and feel great! It’s time to move beyond “candid” snapshots and get back to the classics! If you have ever wondered how to make people look so good they love every portrait you create – don’t miss this learning experience. You will learn time tested techniques for working with children, making mom look great, and putting dad at ease.
Michele will cover posing subjects in a natural relaxed way, putting groups of all sizes together, making people look thinner and younger without using a computer, getting those little ones to cooperate and many other ideas that will take your portraits to the next level. Michele will share her insight into photographing people and creating consistent and beautiful portraits. Lighting, posing, communication and knowledge of child development are all critical skills a great photographer needs to know.
In today’s market great posing and lighting skills are so important… cameras, lenses and computer techniques will only go so far. Your best images start with you and with what you create in the camera. You will walk away from this seminar with new ideas you can put to good use right away!
After 25 years of experience, her passion for transforming photographs into treasured memories for families only continues to grow. Michele Celentano is the author of Photographing Families – Tips for Capturing Timeless Images. Most recently she appeared on CreativeLive.com for a three day workshop about photographing families that was viewed globally by more than 30,000 photographers.
Michele is one of an elite group of photographers to be sought out by Canon USA to represent their company as an Explorer of Light. Only 50 photographers nationwide hold this honor. Michele and her images have been featured in numerous advertisements for Canon and their professional line of cameras. She is a regular and popular presenter for Canon at trade shows through the county.