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Beginners Portrait Photography Workshop | New York – August 24, 2019

Beginners Portrait Photography

New York


This workshop is for aspiring and established portrait photographers looking to see the world in a new light and elevate their craft to the next level. It will take you on an honest and open behind the scenes tour of how to work with both natural and artificial light while also opening your eyes to finding creative compositions and capturing natural relaxed moments.

Ultimately, this hands on workshop will prepare you with the essential tools to push yourself to create bold and beautiful photography for your clients. 

This class is perfect for the photographer wishing to hone their skills or improve their craft and take their creative photography beyond the ordinary. This lesson will inspire you to grow and learn through participation in dynamic discussion, stimulating lecture. You will gain the skills needed to take your photography career to the next level!

Space is minimal, so if you’re interested in this workshop, register before the available spots fill up!

Instructor: Stephanie Aquino Smith


Stephanie Aquino Smith is a New York City based art director, educator, photographer, and producer. Her work has been seen on Beat Bobby Flay, iTunes, and Vogue Italia. She is also a featured artist in Voyage LA Magazine. 

Stephanie enjoys combining her creative expertise with strategic organization skills. She holds a Master of Arts in Strategic Communications from National University and Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography from The Academy of Art University of San Francisco.

Stephanie is now independently collaborating with artists and productions on campaigns and creative branding. While firmly believing that sharing your knowledge is the best ways to help others, she also consults and teaches.

What You Get:

  • 4 hours of education
  • Certificate of completion
  • Free 1 year Key Membership with FilmLocal (Valued at $144)
  • Free admission to our next networking event (Valued at $10)

What You Need to Bring:

  • Camera
  • Lenses
  • Notebook/Laptop
  • Pen

Food & Drink:

We will supply some snacks, coffee, and water. Since this is a short course, there won’t be a full lunch break!


$125 per student

Date & Time

Saturday August 24th, 2019 | 9:00am – 1:00pm


Studio 6
4020 22nd Street
Long Island City, NY

Space is limited so register today by clicking the button below. Can’t wait to see you there!

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