Secrets of Great Portrait Photography – San Francisco PPGBA 07.12.11

Published: July 13, 2011

I’m looking forward to speaking to the San Francisco Bay Area chapter of Professional Photographer of America about the Secrets of Great Portrait Photography. Thanks to everyone from PPGBA for the invite.

Secrets of Great Portrait Photography

Thursday, July 21, 2011
7:00 PM: Networking and hors d’oeuvres
7:30 PM: Program starts…

Celebrity portrait photographer Brian Smith will share the lessons he’s learned over the past 30 years capturing the faces of the famous infamous and un-famous as a top magazine portrait photographer. He will discuss his approach to editorial and commercial photography from concept to final images, detailing his approach to lighting and problem-solving on productions small and large and share his secrets of working quickly to capture the personality of the people he photographs. Smith will also discuss how personal projects can be used to generate editorial and commercial photography assignments and allow your personal style to evolve and grow while generating assignments you love to shoot.

Actor Leslie Nielson photographed for Draft Magazine by Brian Smith

Grosvenor Best Western Hotel
380 S. Airport Blvd, San Francisco, CA
650.873.3200

PPGBA members – no charge
Non-members – $25 at the door
EP, APA & ASMP members – $10
Special Event Sponsored by SONY

We have a special door-prize: OnOne Software will be giving away a copy of Perfect Photo Suite 5 to one lucky attendee.

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