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ASMP-MIC Presents

David Johnson (takes pictures) "The 5 Minute Portrait"

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Professional photographers are expected to deliver the most to their clients even when they are given the least. The least could mean budget, time, a location, or a subject that's less than enthusiastic. Have you ever been given 5 minutes to photograph someone in an ugly boardroom who hates getting their picture taken?

To get the most out of each shoot, one needs to have a greater understanding of the possible challenges each gig may present. David will share his knowledge and experience gained from years of working with celebrities and high profile subjects to help you get the most out your photo assignments. He will discuss how to plan, chose appropriate lighting, scout locations, work with subjects, and deal with curve balls - regardless of whether that shoot happens to be of a celebrity, entrepreneur, or the average joe. Photo editors love choices, and David will cover some ways to achieve that even if you only have 5 minutes.