Providing Professional Development for Serious Photographers

Fitness Photography

  • 02/13/2020
  • 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • 300 E 13th St #103, Vancouver, WA 98660
  • 0


  • OPPA, ASMP, PPW and PPA Member

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Fitness Photography

With Jim Trapp

Athletes and bodybuilders have one thing in common, very well defined muscles and body shape. If the client models for fitness commercial work or happens to be on a personal journey of fitness and bodybuilding, the main emphasis will be on the muscles themselves and creating a visual movement

This hands-on workshop will begin by taking you through Jim’s lighting set up and the reasons behind it. He will go over each step that will to start to carve out specific mussel groups.  Communication with your fitness subject is extremely important.  During this first half, you will gain a strong insight as to why this is important.

During the 2nd part of the workshop, he will demonstrate tips and tricks for his post processing that gives that a high impact look and feel.

Course Items:

  •         Camera and lens
  •         laptop computer
  •         Photoshop cc / Lightroom / NIK Silver Effects Pro


Jim Trapp

M. Photog., CR, CPP

A PPA member since 2012, Jim Trapp began his Professional Photo­graphic career working and managing portrait studios for various com­panies. With no formal photography education, he started to enroll in professional photography workshops and courses. After joining PPA, he entered his 1st Image competition in 2014. Along this path he realized the value belonging to professional organizations and joined the local af­filiate in Sacramento, CA in 2013 and followed by the State Origination in 2015. Today he runs his own studio specializing in heirloom wall art for families, Weddings and children's portraits.
Awards, Degrees & Service - PPA Certified 2014, PPSV President
2015-2016, PPC Board member 2016, PPC 1st VP 2016-2018, ASP Member 2018, PPA Master Degree 2018, PPA Craftsman Degree 2019, PPC Service Medallion 2019, PPC Business/Arts Degree 2019, PPA Silver Medalist 2015, PPA Gold medalist 2016, PPA Silver Medalist 2017, PPA Bronze medalist 2018 

Eligible to earn 1 PPA Merit and/or 1 OPPA Point by attending the workshop in its entirety.

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