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Hair Photography Workshop with Rob Oades

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Our Price: $149.00

Hair Workshop with Rob Oades

This class requires face masks.

Mastering light, moving with your subject, fashion and portrait lighting but this time with an emphasis on hair! Professional photographer Rob Oades will be teaching you light setups, light shaping tools as well as how to choose the right model and hairstylist to create captivating fashion portraits. Rob has learned directly from greats such as Rankin, David Sims, Mario Testino and Annie Leibovitz. Now he's ready to turn around and pass that knowledge onto you in this workshop! 

Topics Covered

  • What is Hair Photography? 
  • Putting Together a Hair Shoot
  • Hair stylist
  • Lighting for Hair Photography 
  • Camera and Lens Selection 
  • Camera Settings: Framing and lighting
  • Difference between wigs and natural hair


This class is for all levels of photographers who want to learn more about portrait and hair photography for commercial or editorial use.

Required Equipment

  • DSLR Camera 
  • Longer lens (if you have)
  • SD Cards
  • Note taking materials
  • Tripod (if you have)

Schedule and Format

This class consists of a brief lecture, demonstration and practice. Students will see the instructor demonstrate techniques, and then students will photograph a professional model using the material they’ve learned. The instructor will provide continuing feedback to students during the workshop to help improve their results. A non-commercial model release will be provided as part of this class.

About the Instructor

Rob is a photographer from London, having recently moved to and starting to make a scene in Austin. Rob began his photography career with a degree and rapidly worked his way through the London studios to work with the world's biggest photographers as an assistant. To mention a few... Rankin, David Sims, Mario Testino and Annie Leibovitz. Now on his own journey and having worked with brands such as Adidas, Levis and major London fashion houses, Rob uses an old school approach to his work, Slowing things down, being less digital and more in the moment.


Class & Event Cancellations

Tier 2: Special Events and One-Time Classes
You have up until seven days before a scheduled Mock Wedding, Flash Fest, Portraits in Depth Series, Photo Campouts (including Spring and Fall Photo Camping Extravaganza), special events and one-time classes to cancel and receive a full refund or to reschedule. If you do not show up for a tier 2 class your registration will be forfeited and you will not be permitted a refund or to reschedule. Cancellations made within 7 days of the class will receive a 50% refund.

Minimum Enrollment
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 to cancel a class. Class cancellations or requests to be rescheduled that are sent through other channels, such as Facebook or messages, will not be honored.


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