Concept fashion masterclass | Fine art photography with Angela Graham
Friday 28th February, 10:00am - 4:00pm
A light lunch will be provided
Join Wex for a masterclass on fine art fashion with Glasgow based photographer Angela Graham. During this practical session, Angela will demonstrate a variety of intermediate and advanced lighting methods to help you to elevate your photographic practice and creative approach to conceptual and fine art photography. Angela will discuss how she builds a relationship with her subject; the benefits of working with makeup artists; props and wardrobe; and other tips and tricks to help you bring your images to life.
Introduction and presentation
- What inspires Angela’s work
- The projects she has worked on
- How to go about working on professional briefs
- Connections and clients
Setup and relationship building
- Setting up the backdrop and lighting for your shoot for the day
- Looking at angles and placement of the model
- In conversation with the model to build the relationship
- Briefing the stylist and make-up artist for the shoot
- Connecting with your subject(s)
Lunch and networking
- Shooting and posing
- Directions – taking and leading
- Tips and tricks on how to create the best shots
Angela Graham, a Glasgow fine art photographer specialising in fine art portraits, gives regular talks and acts as a mentor for students in all aspects of photography. Angela creates work for commercial clients, producing images that convey a professional quality for the brand. She also works on personal portrait projects and editorial-themed sessions. Her fashion photography includes magazine work, exhibitions and full re-branding portfolios for models. She carries these out at her studio in Glasgow’s West End. Her photography is a combination of technical and artistic concepts; creating unique portraits with exceptional attention to detail. However, her greatest skill is in communication; the connection with her models and clients is something that she values above all else. Angela's approach to fashion photography is simple…
"I approach each job like a portrait[ure] session, by establishing trust and connection through communication. This is the key to creating expressive portraits that have become my signature style."
Find out more about Angela’s work by visiting her website: www.angelagraham.co.uk
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