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Photographing the Female Form (Working with Models)

with Laurie Klein

Laurie Klein is best known for photographing the female form. This class focuses on working with a model in a landscape (with some special Yoga photography). Learn to direct, encourage and bring out the beauty in your model. We have two models to work with in the wonderful Westerbeke landscape.

Modeling for Laurie Klein is an exhilarating, even freeing experience. She creates an atmosphere of total trust that brings emotional depth.

Laurie will share the skills to make your subjects feel comfortable, adored, expressive and free. Models include professional movement artist and yoga instructor Alyssa DeCaro and yoga instructor Meghan Davidson.

  • You will learn how to collaborate with models to express your vision. How to place your model within the landscape.

  • Hands-on work will include on location photo shoot, directing yoga models, and getting feedback on your model direction.

  • Bring to class your camera and notebook.



About Laurie Klein
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Laurie is recognized worldwide for her arresting infrared photography. Her work embodies a soft passionate style that very often depicts the feminine experience, relationships and natural landscapes. She was a protégé of the iconic photographer Ansel Adams. She teaches her craft and mentors students of all ages including fine art students and professional photographers throughout the world. Her work has appeared in hundreds of magazines and she is the published author of three critically acclaimed books. Laurie is also an accomplished motivational speaker and spiritual guide who conducts workshops for women in transition.

She received her M.F.A. from Ohio University and her B.F.A. from R.I.T

Earlier Event: October 10
Play with your Food
Later Event: October 11
Photo Book Design