The Psychology of the Portrait
Sunday, April 18, 2021
3:15pm to 4:45pm
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 new ways of engaging with your subject and how you can bring out the best. 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.
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.