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Friday, February 8
 

4:00pm PST

BOUTIQUE PROGRAM: Self
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn to create impactful and inspired self-portraits utilizing styling, light, emotion, and location. Find how you can connect with emotions and illustrate pivotal moments in womanhood to give the viewer an insight into the life you live. Learn to inspire yourself and to recognize that your story is worth telling. During this demonstration, Laura will teach attendees how to recognize everyday moments from life as ""art in progress."" Watch as she guides a mother and child through the self-portrait process: styling the space, selecting clothing and props, and posing within a self-portrait session. You'll learn how to create the feeling that the image is a stolen and candidly captured moment from your own life and story. From setting-up your equipment to allowing moments to naturally unfold, Laura will teach you everything you need to know to create beautiful self portraits with a spirit of spontenaity.

This session will be shot in a Lifestyle Suite using various areas of the space to replicate a home environment. A full understanding of manual mode is a pre-requisite for this course and you may bring along your camera in order to view some of the settings as Laura walks through her process. As a follow up, you will receive a digital E-book which will include everything this program covered.

Learning Objectives:

- Learn about the equipment needed and how to use it
- Learn how to set focus and the best settings
- Experience how to create authentic moments and to embody real emotions
- Learn how to choose the right light and to manipulate it to create mood in your images

Instructors

Friday February 8, 2019 4:00pm - 5:30pm PST
Spa Suite 3059
 
Saturday, February 9
 

4:00pm PST

PHOTOGRAPHY CLASS: The Art of Being Excellent
Limited Capacity seats available

Sarah Deragon is a self-taught photographer who quit her day job in her mid-30’s to reconnect with her creativity while she launched a successful business called Portraits To The People. She’s the inventor of the not-so-corporate headshot, and during this Photography Class she will show you how she creates images that are both fun and authentic. Attendees will experience how Sarah builds rapport with clients as she demonstrates her techniques for capturing the very best version of people.

Sarah will also share her favorite tips for running a successful photography business. She will cover marketing and business, sharing SEO and pricing strategies as well as her process for pitching to her clients. Finally, she will share how her social justice work has shaped her work with the LGBTQ community.

Learning Objectives:

- Learn how to connect with clients (who may not always enjoy being photographed) to create authentic portraiture
- Learn Sarah's tips for posing, identifying ideal locations (insert other skills/techniques)
- Learn how to pitch for success
- Pricing strategy

Instructors
avatar for Sarah Deragon

Sarah Deragon

Owner, Portraits To The People
I'm a professional portrait photographer living in the Bay Area. My company is called Portraits To The People.


Saturday February 9, 2019 4:00pm - 5:30pm PST
HD 6,7,8 Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa
 
Sunday, February 10
 

9:30am PST

BOUTIQUE PROGRAM: Self
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn to create impactful and inspired self-portraits utilizing styling, light, emotion, and location. Find how you can connect with emotions and illustrate pivotal moments in womanhood to give the viewer an insight into the life you live. Learn to inspire yourself and to recognize that your story is worth telling. During this demonstration, Laura will teach attendees how to recognize everyday moments from life as ""art in progress."" Watch as she guides a mother and child through the self-portrait process: styling the space, selecting clothing and props, and posing within a self-portrait session. You'll learn how to create the feeling that the image is a stolen and candidly captured moment from your own life and story. From setting-up your equipment to allowing moments to naturally unfold, Laura will teach you everything you need to know to create beautiful self portraits with a spirit of spontenaity.

This session will be shot in a Lifestyle Suite using various areas of the space to replicate a home environment. A full understanding of manual mode is a pre-requisite for this course and you may bring along your camera in order to view some of the settings as Laura walks through her process. As a follow up, you will receive a digital E-book which will include everything this program covered.

Learning Objectives:

- Learn about the equipment needed and how to use it
- Learn how to set focus and the best settings
- Experience how to create authentic moments and to embody real emotions
- Learn how to choose the right light and to manipulate it to create mood in your images

Instructors

Sunday February 10, 2019 9:30am - 11:00am PST
Parlor Suite 3033

12:30pm PST

BOUTIQUE PROGRAM: Self
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn to create impactful and inspired self-portraits utilizing styling, light, emotion, and location. Find how you can connect with emotions and illustrate pivotal moments in womanhood to give the viewer an insight into the life you live. Learn to inspire yourself and to recognize that your story is worth telling. During this demonstration, Laura will teach attendees how to recognize everyday moments from life as ""art in progress."" Watch as she guides a mother and child through the self-portrait process: styling the space, selecting clothing and props, and posing within a self-portrait session. You'll learn how to create the feeling that the image is a stolen and candidly captured moment from your own life and story. From setting-up your equipment to allowing moments to naturally unfold, Laura will teach you everything you need to know to create beautiful self portraits with a spirit of spontenaity.

This session will be shot in a Lifestyle Suite using various areas of the space to replicate a home environment. A full understanding of manual mode is a pre-requisite for this course and you may bring along your camera in order to view some of the settings as Laura walks through her process. As a follow up, you will receive a digital E-book which will include everything this program covered.

Learning Objectives:

- Learn about the equipment needed and how to use it
- Learn how to set focus and the best settings
- Experience how to create authentic moments and to embody real emotions
- Learn how to choose the right light and to manipulate it to create mood in your images

Instructors

Sunday February 10, 2019 12:30pm - 2:00pm PST
Parlor Suite 3033

12:30pm PST

PHOTOGRAPHY CLASS: The Art of Being Excellent
Limited Capacity seats available

Sarah Deragon is a self-taught photographer who quit her day job in her mid-30’s to reconnect with her creativity while she launched a successful business called Portraits To The People. She’s the inventor of the not-so-corporate headshot, and during this Photography Class she will show you how she creates images that are both fun and authentic. Attendees will experience how Sarah builds rapport with clients as she demonstrates her techniques for capturing the very best version of people.

Sarah will also share her favorite tips for running a successful photography business. She will cover marketing and business, sharing SEO and pricing strategies as well as her process for pitching to her clients. Finally, she will share how her social justice work has shaped her work with the LGBTQ community.

Learning Objectives:

- Learn how to connect with clients (who may not always enjoy being photographed) to create authentic portraiture
- Learn Sarah's tips for posing, identifying ideal locations (insert other skills/techniques)
- Learn how to pitch for success
- Pricing strategy

Instructors
avatar for Sarah Deragon

Sarah Deragon

Owner, Portraits To The People
I'm a professional portrait photographer living in the Bay Area. My company is called Portraits To The People.


Sunday February 10, 2019 12:30pm - 2:00pm PST
HD 6,7,8 Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa