Portrait, Fashion & Editorial Photographer

Chris Knight was born in Wiesbaden, Germany and hardened by the sweaty, nearly chewable, humidity of Florida. He combines his unconditional love of art history with his conditional love of technology, topping it off with a flare for the cinematic and an uncompromising eye for detail. His work has appeared in or on Vogue, People, MSNBC, ABC, Ocean Drive, GQ and others.

Pre-Expo Program

Unlocking the Creative Process

With General Registration, À la Carte & With Expo Pass
In English
Saturday, April 25, 2020
10:00am to 12:00pm

Creativity isn’t just something you have to be born with – it’s a skill you can grow. In “Unlocking Creativity,” Chris breaks down where ideas come from, how you can cultivate them, and most importantly, the process for turning those ideas into real results. Inspiration isn’t a mystical force – it comes from putting your creative mind to work.

Main Program

The Portrait Masterclass

With General Registration & À la Carte
In English
Monday, April 27, 2020
2:00pm to 5:00pm

If you think that a portrait is primarily about lighting and apertures, then you are missing out what makes a portrait truly great! Join Chris Knight in a deep dive into the powerful interplay of the psychological and technical elements of portraiture that can help your images be more than skin deep. You’ll learn how to find the best angle, optimal lens choice, top posing tips, the power of composition, wardrobe guidelines, and (of course) lighting. Whether working with streamlined, ‘beginner’ gear on location or a studio packed with professional gear, this class will help you improve how you think about and execute your portrait work. Develop your portraiture with Chris Knight as your guide.

Bio

Chris Knight was born in Wiesbaden, Germany and hardened by the sweaty, nearly chewable, humidity of Florida. He combines his unconditional love of art history with his conditional love of technology, topping it off with a flare for the cinematic and an uncompromising eye for detail. His work has appeared in or on Vogue, People, MSNBC, ABC, Ocean Drive, GQ and others. Chris is the author of The Dramatic Portraitand an instructor at Pratt Institute as well as the New York Film Academy.

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