2T10 Take Your Best Shots – Portraits

Tutor/Facilitator Stephen Paul

Date: on/from Tue 15 Mar 2022 to Tue 29 Mar 2022
Frequency: Fortnightly
Class time: 10:00-11:30

Delivered ZOOM

Mary Kehoe Centre, Room 3

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Stephen Paul has taken thousands of portraits professionally and will help you learn how to take better portraits through practical themed
assignments – with creative pre-planning, using different lighting sources and arrangements, recommended lenses and camera settings and posing techniques, background ideas and making your subjects comfortable. The class will meet fortnightly to view and discuss students’ work.

REQUIREMENTS: digital camera (ideally with interchangeable lenses), ability to edit in photoshop / photoshop elements / lightroom, etc. It will be an advantage to have an Instagram account so that we can all post to our own U3A “take your best shot” Instagram account to view student images.

TUTOR: Stephen has been commissioned for assignments in the wedding, portrait and advertising fields over his 35-year career. Working in Australia and internationally with clients such as Qantas, ANZ, NAB, Australia Post, Cadbury Schweppes, Glaxo Smith Kline, Adidas, Motorola and DuPont. Stephen has won sections of the Ballantine’s Finest International Photography Competition twice as well as several other industry awards. Stephen has taught photography courses at U3APP since 2015.


Classes will be cancelled if COVID-19 restrictions do not allow face-to-face classes