Visual Storytelling with Tamron and Jonathan Thorpe

Join cinematic photographer Jonathan Thorpe and Tamron on Friday, August 30 and Saturday, August 31 for an intimate view of Thorpe's process to evoking a narrative in every image.


Lecture: Cinematic Portrait
Lighting and Visual Storytelling

Friday, August 30 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Precision Camera Classroom - $9

Join Precision Camera and Tamron for a Friday evening lecture and demonstration with commercial and editorial photographer Jonathan Thorpe. In the lecture and demonstration, Jonathan will discuss where he started, how he got to where he is and walk through a portrait lighting demonstration with a model.

Cinematic Portrait Lighting and Visual Storytelling Shooting Experience

Saturday, August 31 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. - $129 (Includes Friday Lecture)

Join us for an intimate narrative horror-themed shooting experience with professional models at the New Republic Studios 200-acre production backlot with a cabin made by "Blair Witch Project" director Eduardo Sánchez. You'll be able to capture the perfect spooky story! This workshop will be limited to 15 students.

About the Instructor
Jonathan Thorpe is a cinematic photographer whose technical ability to light and direct a story rings true in the images he produces. His approach drums emotion, yet maintains a level of verisimilitude in the form of "Hyper Realistic" portraiture. Since switching to photography in 2008 from a profession in optometry, Jonathan shoots full-time nationally and local to his home in Washington, D.C., He is currently sponsored by Tamron lenses, Interfit photo, Holdfast Gear, and represented by Wonderful Machine in Philadelphia. Alongside his photography, Jonathan teaches and lectures around the world helping other photographers grow confident in their careers and forays into photography.
Explore His Process