Stacy Pearsall: Nikon Ambassador | Private Class | PhotoCon 2019
Saturday, March 30, 2019 :: 11:00am-1:00pm :: Limit 25 people
In this class, award-winning photographer Stacy Pearsall teaches how to make dynamic portraits through use of body language and light. During live photo shoots, Stacy will explain and demonstrate from start to finish how to connect with subjects through positive body language, maintain connection by touch and energy, and capture their true likeness with gesture and light. By the end of this class, you will have new tools and confidence to photograph your clients to show their authentic personalities.
With Stacy's honest and straightforward teaching style, you will learn how to:
Observe and decipher non-verbal cues
Use light and shadow to convey emotion and create a mood
Utilize appropriate lighting for specific personalities
Use body language techniques to capture authentic expressions from your subject
Stacy L. Pearsall got her start as an Air Force photographer at the age of 17. During her time in service, she traveled to over 41 countries, and attended the Military Photojournalism Program at S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. During three combat tours, she earned the Bronze Star Medal and Air Force Commendation with Valor for combat actions in Iraq. Though disabled and retired from military service, Pearsall continues to work worldwide as an independent photographer, and is an author, educator, military consultant, public speaker and founder of the Veterans Portrait Project. She is a Nikon Ambassador, Manfrotto Ambassador and Ilford Master. Her work has been exhibited at The Woodruff Arts Center, The Pentagon and Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, the National Veterans Memorial and Museum among numerous other galleries and venues.