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SFE 2023 Introduction to Studio Portrait Photography: A Demonstration Class in Santa Fe

Wed, Jul 12 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Topic: Marketing and Sales

What does it take to get a great portrait that captures your subject’s essence and provides the impression you want to share with your audience?

FEE $10

Join us for this IN-PERSON workshop where Professional Photographer Daniel Quat will demonstrate how to set up your portrait photo shoot for success. He will show us in real-time how lighting makes a difference, how to best work with the tools/lighting that you have, and the art of working with a model.

You’ll learn through demonstration:

  • Basic lighting principles; working with 1-4 lights
  • Working with clients: putting them at ease
  • Posing subjects
  • Ideas about capturing someone’s essence

Bring: Your cell phone cameras or other camera to practice with. The purpose of the workshop is to practice, learn, and see photos through real-time exploration and experience.

This class is limited to 10 participants- save your spot now!

Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities and language assistance services are available for limited English proficient individuals. Please notify Roseanna Perea, when you register for the class, or no later than 24 hours prior to your class, so that WESST can make sure necessary accommodations are available. All programs and services are provided to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis.

The Women's Business Center is funded in part by the U.S. Small Business Administration. All opinions, conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA.

Speaker(s): Daniel has been enamored with photography since he was 8 years old when he got his first camera and learned darkroom work. He opened up a commercial photo studio in NYC in the 70’s and photography has been his passion and profession for over 40 years. Growing up close to New York City, he frequented museums and dance concerts and later studied to become a massage therapist . His current photography practice in Santa Fe includes photographing Food, People, Family and Corporate Events, Dancers, Artists, Seniors and Business people and specializes in putting people at ease and capturing their essence in portraits.


Please Note: THIS CLASS IS BEING OFFERED IN-PERSON. A mask is optional. This training class will be delivered in English.

Fee: $ 10.00

Payment will be processed via after you complete your registration. Limited scholarships are available upon request.

Phone: 505-474-6556


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101 River St, Red River, NM 87558

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U.S. Small Business Administration

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