Portrait photography course with Rory Lewis

Captain Anani Isaac, Royal Lancers
Photographer Rory Lewis leads this practical full-day course on portrait photography.

Inspired by his recent exhibition, Soldiery - which featured 278 portraits of British Army soldiers - Rory Lewis leads this course focused on developing your skills in portrait photography.

Rory's fun and practical learning techniques and use of professional models will help you hone your skills and add to your photography portfolio. Aimed at both amateur and more experienced photographers, the course will cover studio flash lighting, the effect of soft boxes, umbrellas, snoots and reflectors. You’ll learn what a light’s main function is and how lighting affects the final image.

Refreshments and lunch are included in the cost of the course.


10.00am - Welcome and talk by Rory Lewis on The Medium of Portraiture

10.45am - Refreshments

11.00am - High key portraiture

12.30pm - Lunch

1.15pm - Vivid chiaroscuro portraiture

2.00pm - Low key portraiture (Rembrandt lighting, split and short lighting)

4.00pm - Closing remarks from Rory Lewis

About Rory Lewis

Rory Lewis is a British portrait photographer. His body of work includes celebrity sittings with actors such as Sir Patrick Stewart, William Shatner, Sir Ian McKellen, Sir Derek Jacobi, Natalie Dormer, Ian McShane, Iain Glen and many other portraits of musicians and men and women of accomplishment.

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