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Better Posing Made Simple

  • 03/21/2021
  • 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Zoom, On-Line


  • Guests and Non Members

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Better Posing Made Simple

With Sam Tarrel - M.Photog.M.Artist.Cr., CPP, DFP-OR

One of the hardest jobs a portrait photographer has is being able to make ALL of their clients look their best no matter what the gender, age or body type. In this class we will start from square-one and learn how to pose from the ground up! We will talk about how to pose to the light and how to work with individuals as well as large groups!

Specific points of discussion will include:

  • Posing basics
  • Feminine Vs. Masculine posing
  • Posing to the light
  • Individuals and couples
  • Families and large groups


    About your Speaker

    Sam Tarrel

    M.Photog., M.Artist., Cr., CPP, DFP-OR

    Sam Tarrel is a Fine-Art Portrait and Commercial photographer in Hillsboro, Oregon. A long-time portrait artist, recently Sam has been focused on expanding the commercial side of his business into the drone and aviation industries. He has had the privilege to work with several well-established companies in providing crucial imaging data for on-going projects, as well as marketing imagery to help define their brand. 

    Sam is extremely passionate about image competition and his passion for photography is rivaled only by his passion for teaching and educating others. His ultimate goal is always to help each student achieve the most they can in their craft. 

    He is very active in the Oregon PPA and holds his Certification with PPA. He is an informative and engaging instructor, committed to his industry and colleagues, and his students always come away with a greater understanding and confidence in their work after working with him.

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