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Capturing Raw Emotion in Portraiture

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17.06.2021 - 17.06.2021 (17:00 - 19:30)
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Product description: Overview: In this webinar you will learn how to create impactful... more
Product information Capturing Raw Emotion in Portraiture

Product description:

Overview:

In this webinar you will learn how to create impactful images that capture the essence of your subject’s character. Using his own fine art photography practice as an example, Kirk will discuss the importance and relevance of test shooting, and how it’s possible to capture raw emotion and persona that’s often lacking in more commercial photography.

Kirk will also be demonstrating how to achieve his double exposure technique whether you’re shooting on a film or digital camera.

Participant level: Intermediate

Date: Thursday, 17th June 2021
Time: 17:00 - 19:30 (incl. short break)

Registered participants will be receiving a Zoom link to join on the day prior to the workshop.

Month: June 2021
Akademie Category: Intermediate Workshops, Advanced Workshops
Tutor: Kirk Truman

Be sure to read our T&Cs before booking.

Schedule: 17:00 - 18:00 Introduction to Kirk’s photographic style. This section will focus...more

Schedule:

17:00 - 18:00

Introduction to Kirk’s photographic style. This section will focus on how Kirk developed his own unique style of photography, photographic techniques, client based and test shooting methods.

18:00 - 19:00

Focus on test shooting and one of Kirk’s signature portrait techniques, double exposures. Kirk will demonstrate this technique using his Leica M6 however the technique itself is applicable to most 35mm film cameras. How the effect can be achieved using digital cameras will also be discussed and demonstrated.

19:00 - 19:30

Q&A / Discussion.

About Kirk Truman: Working out of his home studio in Bloomsbury, British Artist Kirk Truman... more

About Kirk Truman:

Working out of his home studio in Bloomsbury, British Artist Kirk Truman specialises in portraiture and fine art photography. Formally editor-in-chief & founder of Journal, Kirk’s work is often experimental and unconventional, working across both digital and film mediums. His work focuses on geometry, high contrast, fashion, beauty and surrealism.

Kirk’s work is regularly published in print and online internationally. Clients include Vanity Fair, British GQ, The Rake, Hugo Boss, Breitling, Tommy Hilfiger, Lacoste, Oliver Peoples, Reiss, Gentleman’s Journal, WYLDE, Jaguar, Land Rover, Mercedes Benz, Aspinal of London, Oliver Spencer, Sunspel & Aesop.

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T&Cs Akademie

Leica workshops are intended for adults 18 years or older. Individuals under 18 years of age wishing to attend must be accompanied by a guardian. The guardian must make the booking on behalf of the attendee, and must notify the Leica Akademie when making the booking.

Leica reserves the right to change any prices, services or other particulars contained in its website or printed materials at any time before entering into a booking. If there is any change, the Leica Akademie will notify the attendee before entering into such a booking.

If the workshop includes lunch, attendees are asked to e-mail the Leica Akademie (akademie.uk@leica-camera.com) regarding any special dietary requirements when making the booking.

Please refer to all information provided regarding individual workshop details and requirements. Confirmation of your booking will constitute your agreement to the terms and conditions outlined.

Payment and cancellation procedures

Where charges apply, Leica workshops must be paid for in advance by bank transfer or credit/debit card. Refunds for cancellation on the part of the attendee will be given as follows:

Notice received by us

% of price refunded to you.

Twelve or more weeks before workshop date

100%

Six or more weeks but less than twelve weeks before workshop date

50%

One or more weeks but less than six weeks before workshop date

25%

Less than seven days before workshop date

0%

Nonattendance

0%

Please note, however, we may make deductions from the price, as described below.

If payment for the workshop is not received in advance, we regret that the participant will not be able to attend.

The Leica Akademie reserves the right to cancel or alter any workshop. All workshop dates and times are subject to change, but Leica will endeavour to ensure workshops are held on the committed dates/times, unless there are exceptional circumstances, such as the tutor being unable to attend due to illness, or other unforeseen circumstances. Leica will inform the participants with as much notice as possible on these occasions.

Should a cancellation become necessary by the Leica Akademie, the attendee will have the choice of attending an alternative workshop (and where this is of a lower price, Leica will refund the difference), or withdrawing from the workshop and, where applicable, accepting a refund of all monies paid for that specific workshop to Leica Camera Ltd.

In the event that the specific tutor is unable to attend due to illness or other circumstances beyond Leica’s control, then the workshop will be cancelled, if no suitable replacement tutor can be arranged.

For complimentary workshops, the workshop will be rearranged to another date and the attendee offered a place on that alternative date.

No cancellation penalties (including travel expenses to and from the workshop, or accommodation costs) will be paid out in the event of workshop cancellations by Leica Akademie. Please check your hotel and travel cancellation policy as this may be affected in the event of a cancellation or alteration to a workshop.

Insurance

Attendees are responsible for the security and safety of all items brought to a Leica Akademie workshop, and are also responsible for both their own insurance and the insurance of their own equipment. At no time should any items brought to the workshop be left unattended. Leica Camera Ltd does not accept liability for any loss, injury or accident that may occur during a workshop.

Use of Leica Akademie equipment

Please act responsibly when using any Leica Akademie equipment. We recommend, for instance, that refreshments are kept at a safe distance from all electrical appliances.

I.D.

For workshops where Leica equipment is to be taken off the premises, attendees will be asked for two forms of I.D. on arrival and their full name and address, which will be kept for the duration of the workshop only. This information is required for security and insurance purposes, and will not be passed to any third parties. If two forms of I.D. are not provided, we regret that the participant will not be able to attend.

Suitable forms of I.D. are:

- First I.D. – a passport or UK driver’s licence
- Second I.D. – a utility bill or landline telephone bill showing the attendee’s home address

Outdoor workshops

If you are attending one of our workshops that involves an outside activity, please ensure you bring appropriate outdoor clothing and suitable protection for your camera.

Health & Safety and Security

In attending any workshop, you must comply with the provisions of the health and safety policy applying to the Leica Akademie, and with all conditions and regulations made in respect of the Leica Akademie by the relevant fire authority. Copies of these policies are available to view on request.

You must comply with all guidelines and policies issued to you in connection with your use of the Akademie and the equipment therein. If, in our opinion, we consider that at any time up to and during the Akademie workshop you may cause damage to people or property, we reserve the right to terminate the workshop forthwith and you shall not be entitled to any refund of your fees.

Arrival/departure times

The Leica Akademie facilities are to be found in the basement floor of 64-66 Duke Street, Mayfair W1K 6JD. Upon arrival, please enter through the Leica Gallery or Leica store entrance and make your way downstairs. We request that you arrive no earlier than 15 minutes before the start of the workshop, due to store opening hours and prior appointments. Due to other workshops, events and activities scheduled to take place at the Leica Akademie, Leica requests that attendees leave the Akademie training room promptly at the end of each workshop.

Accessibility

Please note that Leica Akademie group workshops usually take place in our training facility, which is located at the bottom of one flight of stairs (basement floor) at 64-66 Duke Street, as well as out on location. If you have any accessibility needs or any other special requirements to attend a workshop, please contact the Leica Akademie to let us know and we will happily discuss any reasonable adjustments with you, for example, we may be able to run the Akademie from Gallery space on the ground floor.

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