60 Minutes to Better Portraits
with Tim Babiak
This class requires face masks.
Most of us love taking photos of people but sometimes things don’t turn out quite as we hoped. In this workshop, you'll learn a range of tips and tricks to get better portraits in just about any situation.
• Camera settings to make things easy
• How to use light – the simple way
• Choosing the right lens
• How to get great skin tones
• Simple focus techniques for stationary and moving subjects
• How to direct a subject to look their best and extract great expressions
This class is targeted for all levels of photographers who wish to improve the focus and sharpness of their images in a variety of shooting situations.
We will the topics described above by lecture and demonstration.
Schedule and Format
The instructor will cover the topics listed above via lecture and demonstration. Students will have the opportunity to ask questions during the class.
About the Instructor
Tim Babiak is a full-time photographer and a long-time instructor at PCU. Tim is a PPA Master Photographer, Photographic Craftsman and Certified Professional Photographer. Tim has served for many years on the Board of Directors of the Austin Professional Photographers Association and is a two-time recipient of the Photographer of the Year award from the Austin Professional Photographers Association. Tim is also a two-time Bronze Medalist in PPA’s International Print Competition.
Please review our class cancellation policy below.
Tier 1: Standard Classes
You can cancel a class registration up to two business days before the class begins and receive a full refund for standard classes. If you register for a tier 1 class and do not show up, your payment will be forfeited. You may reschedule a class only if notice is given before the start time of the class. Unless otherwise stated, class refunds are only issued to customers that provide notice to the store that they would like a refund no later than two business days prior to the class. Refunds will not be issued to customers who sign up for a class but fail to attend.
Each class needs a minimum number of students to enroll before the class can “make.” If the minimum enrollment has not been met two business days before the class begins, the class will be cancelled. All students who enrolled in the class will be notified by telephone or email, and may transfer to a different class or be issued a refund (see refund procedure). We encourage all students to enroll as soon as registration begins. Please check your phone and email messages, including your SPAM.
How to Reschedule or Cancel a Class
Please contact the store at 512-467-7676 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to cancel a class. Class cancellations or requests to be rescheduled that are sent through other channels, such as Facebook or Meetup.com messages, will not be honored.
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