How To Be An Awesome Event Photographer

By ·Founder at Orange Photography

This class is for those of you who are either shooting events on the side and/or ready for a full-time career shooting events.  Concerts, conferences, parties, galas and press conferences are all in a days work for the event photographer and I'll be customizing the class based on the attendees list so I'll want to get a bit of input on what types of focus to have during this workshop. 

We'll go into a bit of the techniques, gear, approach, etc. that are the basis for every event photographer's coverage.   We may be doing a bit of on-hands practice as well depending on what skill level the majority of the class is.  Flash use and how to shoot without flash will be another area of focus.  

We'll also have time for Q&A at the end...

Prerequisites:

DSLR, familiarity with most operations (shooting in Manual mode, for example), external flash (recommended),  

I'd definitely include some hands-on practice time in the class session

Schedule
  • How To Be An Awesome Event Photographer

    Orange Photography

    2565 3rd Street Suite 215
    San Francisco, CA

    Sep
    12
    Wed, September 12th, 2012

    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm PDT

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Gene X Hwang

Founder at Orange Photography

I started Orange Photography in 2001 and started it as a purely digital photography agency focusing on event photography.  Before that, I had freelanced, shooting events on the side during the initial dot.com boom.  Since 2001 we've shot events and portraits that have resulted in images being published internationally and in publications from the New York Times to US News and World Report to Vanity Fair and Wired.  We've also got to photograph world leaders from Bill Clinton and Barack Obama to Tony Blair and many other celebrities.  

I've also taught at Imaging USA, SEPCON, The Special Event and been on panels for ASMP NorCal.

Most importantly, we've grown our Social Photography program where we donate services to non-profits and became the first photography studio to earn the San Francisco Green Business designation and I personally also volunteer as a mentor for First Exposures.

On twitter, you can follow me at @x

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