Course Summary

This workshop is ideal for anyone interested in capturing engaging portraits. Take your photos to the next level by developing a visual language that will allow you to get the most out of your subject. This balance of theory and practical exercises is perfect for the portrait photography enthusiast.

During the course you will cover the following topics, and more:

  • What makes a good portrait?
  • Techniques for engaging with your subject
  • Posing individuals and groups
  • Environmental portrait
  • Candid vs staged

By the end of the course students will gain a strong understanding of the following:

  • How to pose individuals and groups
  • Composition and image design
  • Focal length and characteristics
  • Conventions of portraiture

What cameras are suitable for this course?

This class is suitable for digital SLR, compact, mirrorless cameras, and smartphones. You will need a basic understanding of your camera and its features.

Currently, we have no dates scheduled for this course. Please contact us via email enquiries@cae.edu.au to register your interest.

About Photographer George Poulakis

Georege Poulakis is a multi-award-winning visual artist whose photographs and short films have been exhibited nationally. His extensive commercial photography experience complements his art practice, allowing him to approach his work with technique and creativity.

All you need is a digital camera, and any additional lenses you may have. Please ensure that your batteries are fully charged and there’s plenty of room on your memory card or smartphone.

Last updated: April 12, 2024 12:55pm