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Brewery Workshop: Spots available!
Posted By: codiac2600, 09-08-2009, 09:07 AM

Hello ladies and gentlemen!

I had the pleasure of participating in an amazing workshop run by one of top photographers in the US, Nels Akerlund. This workshop takes place in an old 1840s brewery in downtown Rockford Illinois and deals with portrait photography. The models range from a top Ballerina to a completely tattooed gentleman. I was one of the instructors teaching lighting, posing and setup alongside photographic great Nels Akerlund and Denis Nervig.

This was definitely an amazing experience and for anyone looking at learning about portrait photography and creative lighting this is the best class available for the price.

You can read more about it on his blog at Nels Akerlund Photography .

BTW, we are running a second workshop on Sunday September 20th and if you're interested in signing up for it contact me at 815.398.3686, just ask for Chris

Here is a small showing of what everyone experienced during the 5+ hour workshop.

Ballerina using natural light


Elite model on the staircase


The leap (yes you shoot the leap)!


Tattooed and menacing...


Here are some captures of the students learning and experiencing the workshop...











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Chirs, really like the first image. Thank you for showing us your process while shooting. JIM
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This is pretty tempting. I might call and register for this.
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Great to hear from you again Chris.
If I were in the US, I'd be in.

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