Workshops

For years people asked if they could shoot with me. Now you can join me for a series of hands-on workshops where you’ll see how I work and what cameras and lenses I use. You’ll learn how to use the lighting techniques that I’ve written about in magazine articles and books. During the informal sessions you get to shoot photographs for your portfolio and ask questions, providing a fully interactive experience A full model release is included.

LED lighting workshopGetting Started in LED Lighting. During this workshop you will get to use and make portrait and glamour photographs using the innovative Rotolight LED lighting equipment, including the Anova V2 and inexpensive RL-48 lights used both by themselves and together using colored filters and diffusion material to create interesting lighting effects. This workshop is limited to a maximum of two photographers. This two-hour workshop is in my home/studio located 20 miles south of Denver and are held based on when you want to attend, typically during the day Tuesday through Sunday. The $300 fee includes model fee and a full model release. Click the Contact link above and let me know when you would like to attend.

Lighting & Posing for Boudoir Photography: For some time,  photographers have been asking me to present a workshop on boudoir photography or intimate portraiture but I’ve been having difficulty securing a venue in which to hold it. If you can suggest an appropriate venue for the workshop, please use the Contact button above and if we use the facility, you’ll receive a free pass to attend.

Magic of UmbrellasThe Magic of UmbrellasMinimum Lighting, Maximum Quality is a 90-minute workshop limited to five attendees and includes hands-on instruction and attendees will have one-on-one time to photograph models. Fee is $75 per person. Bring a camera because everyone gets to shoot! The last workshop was sold out and several people had signed up on a waiting list. Details for the next workshop will be posted when available.

An Evening with Joe Farace. If members of your camera club are already familiar with my work, magazine articles and books, they’ll enjoy this lively Q&A session where I answer questions about my path to becoming a professional photographer and experiences writing and publishing 34 books. Attendees encouraged to interrupt at any time and ask questions because it’s all about give-and-take. Be sure to bring questions. You may be surprised at some of the answers.

If you would like me to speak to your camera club, photo organization or convention, please read the Workshop FAQ, which contains answers to commonly asked questions. If it doesn’t answer your specific question, please click on Contact in the menu bar ask ask. I’ll usually get back to you within 24-hours.