Hanson Fong

GENERAL PORTRAITURE - "Lighting, Posing, Composition & more"

This "Hands on with Hanson" class will teach you the foundation of great lighting and posing. Attendees will learn how to photograph in any lighting condition, from the harsh lighting of the sun to studio lighting. You'll learn the fundamental lighting patterns, both in class and outdoors, to make your subjects look fantastic. Once these lighting principles are understood, any lighting situation can be handled without conflict. Hanson's renowned posing techniques will show you how to make your subjects look their best. The key to approaching challenging situations such as various body types and extreme height differences is understanding the dynamic posing techniques which Hanson pioneered. This class is for those that want to create a foundation of skills and confidence to make portraits that are well lit, stylishly posed, and properly composed. Spend a week with the legendary HANSON FONG, as he teaches you the techniques you will use time and time again to make images your clients will love.

You'll learn how to -
  • work with studio and ambient lighting
  • see lighting patterns to make your subjects look fantastic
  • photograph in any lighting condition
  • illustrative lighting
  • fashion-forward lighting
  • super useful posing
  • dynamic composition
  • and how to put it all together

HANSON will share his pioneering techniques on all things 'portrait', so you can feel the confidence of creating stunning images any time, any where. This hands-on class will be for any photographer who wants the tools of assurance to success. This class will be a game-changer, and your chance to learn from a legend. As a bonus, each attendee will receive a complimentary head shot by Hanson!

Students should bring:
  • camera gear
  • up to 6 sample work for critique
  • an open mind
  • any and all questions

class level - ALL
ALL-INCLUSIVE price...ONLY $1,499

Mid-Atlantic Regional School of Professional Photography
a PPA Affiliate school for continuing education in all aspects of photography