Go inside a portrait session with five time Portrait Photographer of the Year and Director Alexis Cuarezma and see what is essential to create images with impact & emotion during an assignment. Learn how to quickly connect with your subject to have a harmonious relationship during the shoot. He's done portrait sessions with some of the best athletes in the world; LeBron James, Steph Curry, Chris Paul, Floyd Mayweather, and Manny Pacquiao. Furthermore, he will go over lighting setups, theories & concepts to help you recognize & create images with impact. He will show you results from a 39 second photo shoot with a world class athlete and how he simultaneously executed 2 separate lighting setups during an assignment for Sports Illustrated to give the editors what they wanted while still creating images for himself. As well you show you personal work, from sessions that lasted over 8hrs. Never settle for just enough with your vision.
From this lecture, you'll walk away learning Alexis' approach to creating/lighting images with impact, connecting with your subject, and how Alexis plans and executes a photo shoot to make his vision a reality.