London, Edinburgh, Manchester, Newcastle 2018
About the Instructor
Rory Lewis is a British portrait photographer, his body of work includes countless 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. Rory’s work has been acquired by the National Portrait Gallery in London & Lectures at the National Portrait Gallery & Victoria & Albert Museum, and his recent Photography Exhibitions Northerners Photography & Expressive have received Nationwide Recognition being featured by the BBC and National Press & Television. Rory’s client list includes Pepsi, Ministry of Defence, Cancer Research UK, The Guardian & The Times Newspapers. Rory’s inspirations include Renaissance Portraiture and German Expressionist Cinema.
Rory Lewis Session with Sir Patrick Stewart
About the Workshop
Rory Lewis Photographer runs Photography Workshops throughout the UK. Aimed at Beginners Rory’s Corporate Digital Photography Course will give your staff the knowledge and hands-on practical experience to succeed in capturing your internal Photography.
All courses are practical tuition sessions giving your team plenty of time to learn hands on the skills taught. Thid eill enable them to capture amazing photography for your business. Group sizes are kept small to 6-10 delegates so they can get hands on in the practical tutorials. Rory uses fun, practical learning techniques for all his digital photography courses.
Stephen Graham Portrait Sitting Rory Lewis London Portrait Photographer
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Dates & Locations
Corporate Photography Training Day With Celebrity Portrait Photographer Rory Lewis
Farringdon Studio | 2 Bleeding Heart Yard | EC1N 8SJ London | United Kingdom
Thursday, 26 July 2018 from 10:00 to 16:30 (BST)
ABode Glasgow | 129 Bath Street | G2 2SZ Glasgow | United Kingdom
Thursday, 16 August 2018 from 10:00 to 16:30 (BST)
Hotel du Vin & Bistro | Allan House, City Rd, | NE1 2BE Newcastle | United Kingdom
Thursday, 30 August 2018 from 10:00 to 16:30 (BST)
ABode Manchester | 107 Piccadilly | M1 2DB Manchester | United Kingdom
Thursday, 6 September 2018 from 10:00 to 16:30 (BST)
10 – 11.30am How to use your Camera Equipment:
• How to hold your camera correctly, which helps you to get sharp photos every time.
• Which lenses to use for which photos, so that you can best capture a specific subject or scene.
• How to change lenses correctly in order to prevent irritating dust spots from forming on each photograph.
• What your DSLR camera’s limitations are and how to compensate for them when you’re photographing scenes with high contrast.
• Why and when you should support your camera on tripods and bean bags.
How and when to change Camera Settings:
11.30 – 1.00pm How to be more creative:
• Different Shooting modes (which allows you to be more creative).
• File size and format (ensuring that you take the best possible quality shots).
• White balance and Metering mode (which allows you to influence the ‘warmth’ or ‘coolness’ of your photos and the way that the camera exposes what it sees.
• Drive mode (which allows you to shoot like a pistol or like a machine gun).
• Auto focus mode (which tells the camera whether you’re photographing something standing still or something that is moving).
• Auto focus point selection (which allows you to focus on either the whole subject or scene, or on a very specific part of it).
• ISO (which allows you to take sharp photos in low light conditions)
• Exposure compensation (which allows you to quickly make a photo lighter or darker).
• How to influence the depth of field in your photos in Aperture Priority.
• How to freeze action or capture movement in Shutter Priority.
• How to use the little pictures, or Scene selections, on your camera’s Shooting mode dial.
How Light influences your photos:
1.30pm, – 2.30pm Composing your Photography
• How to take colourful, representative images in front light.
• How to highlight detail and texture in side light.
• How to capture dramatic back light images that contain silhouettes and golden rim light.
• How to take photos in diffused light on overcast days.
• How to use your camera’s built-in flash effectively.
What perfect Composition is:
2.30pm Coffee Break
2.40pm – 3.40pm Expanding on Composition
• When to change the camera orientation from horizontal to vertical.
• How to blur the background of a perfect portrait photos in 4 easy steps.
• How to apply the Rule of thirds to ensure beautifully balanced photos.
• Where to leave the correct amount of space in your photos.
• How to draw your viewers’ eyes into your photos with the help of leading lines.
• How to compose striking images by changing your angle.
• 5 simple steps to perfect composition!
How to become a more Creative photographer:
• How to use reflections in your photos.
• What a natural frame is and how to find and use it in your images.
• How to incorporate different complimentary colours in your photos.
• How to use repetition effectively in your photos.
• How to highlight the size of something by incorporating and element of scale, and finally,
• How to tell a story with your photos.