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Portrait Lighting Workshop & Raffle

Spring has sprung! That means rainy weather, longer days and tax refunds feeding the dreaded Gear Acquisition Syndrome!! The temptation to go out and buy extremely expensive lighting gear is strong, but is it necessary? That’s what we’re going to find out. 

For the next workshop at Adorama, we will be going through the steps to create a beautiful portrait. We’ll be using studio strobes and top of the line light modifiers to get a high quality shot. And the twist (because there’s always a twist): we going to attempt to recreate the shot using less expensive modifiers and speed lights (flashes, flash guns or hot shoe flashes). In addition to recreating a studio shot with speed lights, we’ll also go over all the steps necessary to

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Photo Brigade Podcast with Cassi Alexandra

Join Robert Caplin and Cassi Alexandra for a live recording of The Photo Brigade Podcast at Adorama’s Event Space in New York. Join us in person or watch live at!

Cassi Alexandra is an independent documentary and portrait photographer whose work focuses on healing. She was born and raised in Florida where she graduated from Southeast Center of Photographic Studies and The University of Central Florida with Bachelor’s in Photography. She began her career at The Orlando Sentinel in 2009, and quickly after became a contributor for The New York Times. After graduating she gained valuable experience at The Flint Journal in Michigan and then moved to Brooklyn

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Creative Visualization for Photographers

  In this informative and fun-filled presentation, Canon Explorer of Light Rick Sammon will share his people, wildlife, landscape and travel pictures from around the globe – illustrating creative visualization for photographers.

       For every image, Rick will share a photographic technique, digital darkroom tip, or a photo philosophy. He will cover composition, seeing the light, controlling the light, playing with the light, HDR, setting goals and getting/staying motivated.

       This is not just a slide show of pretty images. Rick is here to share what he’s learned over his many years as a professional photographer.


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Crash Course in Interactive and Immersive Performance

Event Description

Join New York’s most innovative and pioneering minds as they explore the past, present, and future of immersive performance in a lively discussion format that brings innovative thoughts and concepts to life!

With a focus on implementation that is suited for all transmedia applications, moderator Jeff Wirth (Interactive PlayLab) will be joined by an elite panel of creators, including:

Victor Carinha

Journey Lab,  Victor Carinha is the Founder and Artistic Director

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Film School!! OnSet Day: Filming a Narrative Dialogue. Lighting/Camera/Audio

Learn How to Shoot a

Narrative Dialogue

Narrative films tell a story. While there are many ways to tell your particular story, in most narrative films dialogue between characters plays a major role in the process.  Join Daniel Norton on set as he walks you through the shooting of a short dialogue. 

This hands-on workshop will cover audio recording, lighting and camera angles/movement. 

We will discuss and demonstrate techniques for Audio recording, Lighting and Camera. During

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