Sergey Sarakhanov – Portrait Photography
Genre: eLearning | Photography | MP4
Sergey Sarakhanov is a portrait photographer, director, experienced teacher and popular Instagram blogger. He is a follower and follower of classical American and European art photography. Published in magazines: Vogue, Playboy, Photo & Video, LeNegatif.
1. Photography is timeless.
After completing this part of the course, you will learn:
-On competent “development” of the location;
-How to create photos that will remain relevant at all times;
– Why is it important to analyze the light, for what and how it is done;
-How to assemble a good team and do you need an assistant;
-How to take a dynamic portrait;
-On the manipulation of light and the choice of color temperature.
-In addition to the theory, you will see in detail (!) The whole process of filming and preparing for them.
-You can see how Seryozha interacts with a makeup artist, stylist and controls their work.
-Learn what technique in which situations he uses.
-You will hear how he communicates with models during a photo shoot.
-How to achieve the effect of “artistry”.
2. Insightful female portrait.
In this part of the course we are talking about classics and feelings! You will see with your own eyes how the magic of a soulful portrait is born on the example of 3 photo shoots:
-North wind in the hair of young Victoria.
-Poetics, coffee and reverent talk about books with sophisticated Anna.
– Urban child – Olga Marquez amid the sounds of city highways.
You will learn:
-About 3 portrait features
-Basic light patterns for a female portrait and how to modify them
-On the methods of storytelling in photography
-How to achieve cinematography in the frame
-How to dialogue with a model to get a deep portrait
-What fills the photo with “Content”
-You will understand the secret of creating unique frames.
-Learn how to work with associations, emotions, metaphors in photography.
-You can choose the location and style of clothing in accordance with the type of portrait.
– You finally “speak” to the viewer.
3. Personality in the photograph.
You will see how characteristic metaphorical portraits are created on the example of 2 large-scale shootings:
– The graceful ballerina Olympia. Light, camera, motor!
-Through books and time. Actor and journalist Valery Mikhailovich in the old library.
You will learn:
-On the role of composition in portrait photography
-How to use the versatility to create a portrait depth
-What is an open, half-closed and closed portrait
-How to work with associations and symbols
-How to reveal the character of the character and transfer this story to the image format.
-How to find the most suitable angle for the portrait.
-Maintaining contact with the model during the shooting.
-Work with a smoke machine (+ and also what to do if the alarm went off).
-Difference between dominant and submissive portrait.
-Creation of conceptual portrait photographs.
-Literary portraiture and metaphor not in the forehead.
-Black and white portraits: the pros and cons.
4. Search for your style, your models and your path in photography.
Before your eyes, portraits of a stunning dancer and musician will be created:
-Dynamics and statics, pulsed and constant light in the work on the portrait of the choreographer Vladimir Varnava directly at the rehearsal site;
-Taking portraits of musician Billy Novick with his group in an atmospheric bar.
You will learn:
-Why shoot on film and how to choose a film camera.
-Where to show the film and how to distinguish a good scan from a bad one.
– What are the advantages of constant light and when pulsed is needed.
-Secrets and rules of communication with the model.
– Is it worth it to shoot? or the formation of the target audience portrayed.
– Why you need to look for “their” models.
-On safety net with the technique in the work of the photographer.
-Creation of your own light pattern in the rented space.
-Harmonious balance between production and reporting shooting.
-Selection of clothes for movement and statics.
-About the atmosphere on the set and the behavior of the photographer.
-Constructing a dialogue (is it comfortable to communicate with you?).
-On preparation for the shooting (or: mudboards for all occasions).