If you've been trying to improve your portrait photography, then the upcoming Spring Shoots virtual event from The Photography Show might be exactly what you've been looking for.
The Photography Show's Spring Shoots (opens in new tab) is a virtual event due to take place online on 6 & 7 March 2021. The event will be featuring a wide range of speakers and demonstrations to help you take your photography to the next level.
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One of the most exciting interviews due to take place is with the award-winning photographer, Christy Lee Rogers. Her awards include the Open Award at the Sony World Photography Awards in 2019. Rogers is also a featured photographer on the 2021 Lavazza calendar. Rogers will be discussing (opens in new tab) her unique style and approach to fine art photography.
On the other hand, if you're interested in developing your own personal style, you may want to take a look at the talk by veteran photographer Michael Freeman (opens in new tab), whose use of shadows has proved inspirational to many photographers. As important as good lighting is, how you use utilize shadows can help add an extra layer of extra depth – a skill that Freeman has mastered. In his talk (opens in new tab), Freeman will identify ten different kind of shadows, discussing what they can offer to your work.
Another talk (opens in new tab) that could prove extremely useful is from specialist dancer and photographer, Maria Falconer (opens in new tab). As a creative that works as a performer and as a photographer, Falconer has a unique perspective. Her experience both in front and behind the camera offers keen insights on how to improve your connections with your subjects.
Don't forget that you can register for the Spring Shoots event for free (opens in new tab). Not only will you benefit from a huge range of talks, demos – you'll also have the opportunity to speak to brand representatives.
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