Portrait Photography Masterclass


Who is the masterclass suitable for: Makeup artists and hairstylists who wish to learn how to showcase their work by taking beautiful portrait photographs.

What you can expect: Detailed masterclass including unravelling the mystery of camera functions and practical photography exercises.

Learn how to do justice to your work by taking clean, flattering beauty portraits that will make your potential clients fall in love with your portfolio and WANT to hire your services. Luxury brands wouldn’t dream of representing their products in badly lit, murky-looking mobile phone images and neither should you!

Take more control of your career progression by keeping your gallery regularly updated with impressive close-up images that are worthy of your work. Never take a bad image again (with practice of course!)

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Elements include:

    • The principles behind a good beauty portrait – analysis of your existing work. The difference between a good and bad portrait;
    • Portrait photography rules – composition guidelines, lighting scenarios and correct posing of the subject;
    • Camera basics – using a DSLR camera’s manual controls confidently to adjust it perfectly for different light scenarios; and
    • Practical – practical exercises based on the theory taught during the masterclass. Includes a review of your portraits with constructive critique and a Q&A.

You’ll then be ready to keep practising not only to improve your gallery but the quality of your social media posts too. There’ll be no excuses!

Prerequisite for the course is having access to a DSLR camera and portraiture lens. Please contact me if you would like some advice on what would be suitable.

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The next date for this masterclass will be: Sunday 11th June, 2017 and it will run from 10:30am until 03:30pm. SOLD OUT

Due to popular demand we have added a new date: Wednesday 6th September, 2017 from 10:30am until 03:30pm.

Masterclasses take place at the Kristina Gasperas Makeup and Hair Studio, 5A-7A Golden Court, Richmond, Surrey TW9 1EU. Delicious refreshments and tea/coffee are provided.

Closest rail/underground/overground station to the Studio is Richmond, parking is available at the nearby Paradise Road car park (TW9 1SQ). Closest airport is London Heathrow.

To book a £50 deposit is required with the balance settled 2 weeks before the masterclass start date. All major credit/debit cards accepted excluding American Express.

Places are very limited – please contact us using the Contact link above to reserve your place for this very popular masterclass.