Events Calendar

Jun
6
Tue
Matthew Jordan Smith @ Hilton Americas - Houston
Jun 6 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

 


Live Photography Classes with Matthew Jordan Smith

 

 

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Next Level Photography and Lighting
with ​Matthew Jordan Smith
Learn how to develop your own lighting and photography style from a master that has done it all — ​f​rom movie posters, magazine covers and fashion ads, to being a judge on America’s Next Top Model, Matthew Jordan Smith is ​probably best known for being a favorite photographer of the world’s top celebrities. Over the course of his illustrious 30+ year career, he has become a Nikon Ambassador, an author, and a generous educator teaching photographers all over the world.

Now Matthew is making his way across the US, Canada, & Europe sharing his lighting, shooting, and editing secrets to take your imagery to the NEXT LEVEL! During his all-day workshop he takes you through an inspirational adventure to help you distinguish yourself as a photographer. Learn from an expert in real-world situations and see how he creates stunning imagery under the toughest circumstances.​ A ​perfect workshop for professional and aspiring photographers alike​!​​

See Matthew work right in front of your eyes as he shoots tethered for you on our projector screen – PLUS you ca​n​ bring your camera and apply what you’ve learned with our models and setups. Whether you’re a professional looking to hone your skills or an up-and-comer looking to find your voice behind the lens, Matthew will help you take your work to the next level.

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Workshop Itinerary
9:00 am – 10:00 am
YOU’VE GOT THE POWER
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Light Your Subject With Confidence
12:45 pm – 2:00 pm
Beyond the Gear: Getting the shot
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Getting the perfect color
3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Editing and Retouching tips and tricks
4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
The Secret to Making More Money in Photography
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Spots are limited…Don’t miss your chance to see this master behind the lens work his magic!
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Jun
10
Sat
Kids Camp @ Houston Camera Exchange
Jun 10 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Kids Photography Workshop

Saturday, June 10
10am – 12pm & 2pm – 4pm

$39.00 (Limit 6 kids per class. Age 11-17)

Another class is offered on July 15. Click here to view event page.


Getting to know
your camera

Buttons and Knobs
Aperture, Shutter Speed, ISO
(making them work together)


COMPOSITION
AND FOCUS

Make it interesting
Focus over here


LETS SHOOT

Loaner cameras will be made available
for children attending the workshop.

 

Sign-up for 10am class

 

Sign-up for 2pm class
Pro Light – On Location Portraits @ Houston TEXCAM
Jun 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Randy Kerr

Randy Kerr

PROFESSIONAL ON LOCATION TRAVEL PORTRAITS – HANDS-ON

Hosted by Randy Kerr
Presented by:Westcott, Sekonic, and Light Journal

Deepen your portfolio and photograph international public figure, Alva Sim, while using the metering techniques conveyed in Program One. With considered conceptual planning, this segment begins with a brief demonstration on light placement and metering. Each lighting pattern will be developed to aid Randy’s artistic intention of matching the shadow with the mood of Alva’s diverse ability to convey emotion.

“Alva Sim was raised in the United Kingdom and is of African and Jamaican decent. Now a resident of Austin, Texas, Alva’s artistic modeling endeavors are widely accepted and celebrated by a host of artists due to her endearing demeanor and transcending ability to portray the deepest aspects of the human condition.

Bring cameras, tripods and lenses of choice 

 

Pro Light – On Location Portraits 3pm @ Houston TEXCAM
Jun 10 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Randy Kerr

Randy Kerr

PROFESSIONAL ON LOCATION TRAVEL PORTRAITS – HANDS-ON

Hosted by Randy Kerr
Presented by:Westcott, Sekonic, and Light Journal

Deepen your portfolio and photograph international public figure, Alva Sim, while using the metering techniques conveyed in Program One. With considered conceptual planning, this segment begins with a brief demonstration on light placement and metering. Each lighting pattern will be developed to aid Randy’s artistic intention of matching the shadow with the mood of Alva’s diverse ability to convey emotion.

“Alva Sim was raised in the United Kingdom and is of African and Jamaican decent. Now a resident of Austin, Texas, Alva’s artistic modeling endeavors are widely accepted and celebrated by a host of artists due to her endearing demeanor and transcending ability to portray the deepest aspects of the human condition.

Bring cameras, tripods and lenses of choice 

 

Jul
15
Sat
Kids Camp @ Houston Camera Exchange
Jul 15 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Kids Photography Workshop

Saturday, July 15
10am – 12pm & 2pm – 4pm

$39.00 (Limit 6 kids per class. Age 11-17)


Getting to know
your camera

Buttons and Knobs
Aperture, Shutter Speed, ISO
(making them work together)


COMPOSITION
AND FOCUS

Make it interesting
Focus over here


LETS SHOOT

Loaner cameras will be made available
for children attending the workshop.

 

Sign-up for 10am class

 

Sign-up for 2pm class