What Came To Light: One Man and Two Workshops — Part II

Using Layers & Your Own Lens with Chris Knight — Portrait

The portrait workshop I attended was Chris Knight’s, Dramatic Portrait and Finding Rembrandt classes. Portraits are very different than street photography, and Chris is a very different artist than Olaf. Chris is very methodical and technically oriented and he focuses a lot on the pre-conception and interpretation of an idea, versus finding inspiration in the moment. It was a fascinating realization having just come from a street photography workshop where you have to let go of your expectations and embrace what comes your way and create within those parameters. Versus, bringing in models and props to recreate a scene you have already thought through with a particular lighting strategy in mind.

Anja — Fujifilm X-H1 / 56f1.4
Photo of Chris Knight by Aaron Jean (2018)
Anja — Fujifilm X-H1 / 56f1.4
Mahir — Fujifilm X-H1 / 56f1.2

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Aaron

Husband, Father, Photographer, Reader, Writer, Fundraiser, Food Lover, Good Cook, Knowledge Addicted — Sold everything in 2017 & moved to Madrid with my family.