Lagniappe Classes

2024 Lagniappe Classes

Portrait Photography

Wednesday, April 17, 6:30 p.m.

Main Library, Room 102
7711 Goodwood Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA 70806

A great portrait is more than a snapshot. As the name implies, a great portrait portrays some critical essence of a subject and allows the viewer to get to know them in that moment.  From headshots to full length portraits, candid to posed, and studio to environmental, the options are endless for the photographer and the sitter to collaborate on a compelling image that conveys some sense of who that subject is.  At this session, we’ll cover the basics of portrait sessions from planning and communication to managing backgrounds, lens choice, and finding great lighting.  Once the basics are covered, we’ll have plenty of time for discussion and sharing of insights for advanced topics like posing, use of off-camera flash, and post-processing.  Whether you are new to portraiture or a seasoned veteran, we think you’ll find something of value at this session.  Please sign up in Visual Pursuits.