Edinburgh Portrait Photography Masterclass, Thursday 29th February 2024

Thu Feb 29 2024 at 10:00 am to 03:00 pm

5 S Charlotte St | Edinburgh

Rory Lewis Photographer
Publisher/HostRory Lewis Photographer
Edinburgh  Portrait Photography Masterclass, Thursday 29th February  2024
Join internationally published portrait photographer Rory Lewis, on a workshop, to master portraiture and bring your work to the next level.
About this Event

Rory Lewis Photographer is a highly acclaimed figure in the world of photography and the visual arts, renowned for his consistently imaginative and thought-provoking portraits. His unique portraiture style has attracted the likes of Sir Ian McKellen, Sir Patrick Stewart, Ian McShane, Dame Judi Dench, Natalie Dormer, and numerous other notable individuals who have posed for him. Through his work, Rory Lewis has made an outstanding contribution to the field of photography.

In his upcoming workshop, participants will have the opportunity to experience firsthand the profound knowledge and practical skills that can be gained in a single day, surpassing months of studying photographic techniques. The workshop will feature comprehensive tuition sessions that provide ample time to learn and apply the taught skills. Participants will have the chance to work alongside professional models, enabling them to capture truly amazing photographs for their portfolios.

By the end of this course, delegates will leave equipped with the necessary skills to develop and enhance their portrait photography techniques. The workshop caters to individuals ranging from beginners to intermediate photographers, catering to both amateur enthusiasts and semi-professionals. Through hands-on sessions, participants will learn about studio flash lighting, studio techniques, and the effective utilization of photographic models.

During the workshop, participants will be exposed to the various effects and applications of soft boxes, umbrellas, snoots, and reflectors. They will learn to master both soft and hard lighting techniques, enabling them to manipulate the mood and impact of a portrait. The workshop will delve into the functions of studio lighting and instruct participants on the effective use of fill lights, back lights, and hair lights, showcasing how they influence the final image. Furthermore, Rory Lewis will share his expertise on directing models through inventive scenarios and posing techniques, equipping participants with the skills to elicit captivating expressions and compositions.

Common Questions

Do I need to bring any Lighting equipment? No Just your Camera & Lens, 85MM - 50MM Ideal for portraits.

Will I get to work with the models? Yes, plenty of time to shoot, working with the models and equipment.

Is the course aimed at Beginners? Yes and Intermediate Photographers who have knowledge on how to use their camera in manual mode.

About Rory Lewis

Winner of the Portrait of Britain in 2017, 2018, 2019 & 2020. Lewis is a dedicated portrait photographer who has spent nearly twenty years capturing many of the world’s most recognised faces. Sitters have included the likes of William Shatner, Sir Patrick Stewart, David Cameron, Tony Blair, Iain Glen and Natalie Dormer. Rory’s images have been exhibited on both sides of the Atlantic, and several of his iconic portraits have been acquired by the National Portrait Gallery in London. His recent project, ‘Soldiery’, which documented the British Army of the 21st Century, was completed over a two year period and has been hailed as a national success story, named by the BBC as ‘The changing face of the British Army’.

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Event Venue & Nearby Stays

5 S Charlotte St, 5 South Charlotte Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom


GBP 385.00

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