Hands-On Studio & Location Portraiture - MAPSYM Conference
May
19
May 21

Hands-On Studio & Location Portraiture - MAPSYM Conference

  • Eureka Springs Convention Center

Come join Master Photographer Ryan Brown as we discover the art of creating a studio portrait. In this course we will discuss studio flash as well as constant light and how to trip the lights and create the exposure. We will also look at the best lighting and posing techniques as well as lens choices to flatter your subject. Bring your camera! - Times are still TBD

1-2-3 Portrait Lighting - Out of Chicago Portraits
Feb
18
3:00 pm15:00

1-2-3 Portrait Lighting - Out of Chicago Portraits

  • College of Lake County University Center

Ryan Brown will be at the Out Of Chicago Portrait Conference in Grayslake, IL on February 18,2017 to present a hands-on program called 1-2-3 Portrait Lighting.  In this workshop, attendees will have the ability to photograph models with a basic single light setup.  We build upon this studio setup and add two and then a three lights to achieve the perfect portrait lighting.  See www.outofchicago.com/winter for more details.

Las Vegas Night Sky Workshop
Feb
5
Feb 6

Las Vegas Night Sky Workshop

  • Westgate Hotel

Join Ryan the night of February 5, 2017 for a night time excursion into the the Nevada desert for a Milky Way photography workshop.  Times will be announced the day before.  As of right now we will be leaving the Westgate at 11pm and returning by 3am.  If you are going to WPPI, this is a great time to get outside and see the natural side of the Las Vegas area.  The workshop is limited to 10 participants.  This workshop is weather permitting.  Click here to register.  The cost is $150/person.

Exploring Lenses - PhotoPro Expo Conference
Jan
26
Jan 30

Exploring Lenses - PhotoPro Expo Conference

  • Marriott River Center

Have you ever wondered how to find a good lens?  Or maybe why one lens works better for a specific subject or situation?  Come join Ryan as we look at the ins and outs of lenses and how to find the best lenses for subjects no matter what format you are photographing! - Times TBD

The Storytelling Portrait - Bedford Camera PhotoExpo 2016
Aug
20
4:45 pm16:45

The Storytelling Portrait - Bedford Camera PhotoExpo 2016

  • C.A. Vines Arkansas
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Have you wondered how to visualize and create a great environmental portrait?  Join Ryan for a class in which we will explore concept to creation steps to a strong portrait in any environment.  We will look at all of the elements needed to bring out a strong emotional connection in your image between your subject and their environment.  In this workshop you will learn lighting concepts, compositional techniques and how to choose the correct lens and focal length to effectively define your subject in their environment.  We will also look at how to put these skills into use real-world practice for musicians, commercial clients, and personal projects.  The second portion of the class will involve a session with a live model!

The Storytelling Portrait
Jul
26
3:00 pm15:00

The Storytelling Portrait

  • Southern Pro Xposure - Hyatt French Quarter

Have you wondered how to visualize and create a great environmental portrait?  Join Ryan for a class in which we will explore concept to creation steps to a strong portrait in any environment.  We will look at all of the elements needed to bring out a strong emotional connection in your image between your subject and their environment.  In this workshop you will learn lighting concepts, compositional techniques and how to choose the correct lens and focal length to effectively define your subject in their environment.  We will also look at how to put these skills into use real-world practice for musicians, commercial clients, and personal projects.  The second portion of the class will involve a session with a live model!

The Basics of Location and Studio Portraiture
Aug
15
11:00 am11:00

The Basics of Location and Studio Portraiture

  • Silvio's Camera

Ryan will be at Silvio's Camera in Torrance, CA for a special event covering the basics of location and studio portrait photography.  In this workshop we will look at various types of portrait lighting styles for different looks a well as lens choices, metering and lighting modifiers.  We will have a hands-on session at the store as well.  Bring your camera!

The Basics of Location and Studio Portraiture
Jul
30
7:30 pm19:30

The Basics of Location and Studio Portraiture

  • B&C Camera

Ryan will be at B&C Camera Las Vegas for a special event covering the basics of location and studio portrait photography.  In this workshop we will look at various types of portrait lighting styles for different looks a well as lens choices, metering and lighting modifiers.  We will have a hands-on session at the store as well.  Bring your camera!

Photography as an Artform:  Seeing Differently
Jul
28
6:00 am06:00

Photography as an Artform: Seeing Differently

  • Hyatt French Quarter

Join Ryan at the Southern Pro Exposure event in New Orleans for a special sunrise photo walk in the French Quarter.  We will look at street portraits, compositional elements and finding images to create in our everyday world.  This is sponsored by Sigma and lenses are available for loan!

Wedding Photography
Mar
24
2:00 pm14:00

Wedding Photography

  • College of Southern Nevada

Ryan will be in fabulous Las Vegas for a special event with the College of Southern Nevada's photography department.  During this event, we will be photographing a wedding couple in various lighting conditions to learn how to overcome light and how to pose a couple!

Image Competition
Mar
22
3:00 pm15:00

Image Competition

Come join Ryan at the Fotochaos event in Kansas City March 22-23, 2015 for a series of short workshops on a variety of topics.  This last class at the Fotochaos event will cover the basics of image competition and techniques to do well.

Fine Art Photography + Printing
Mar
22
10:00 am10:00

Fine Art Photography + Printing

Come join Ryan at the Fotochaos event in Kansas City March 22-23, 2015 for a series of short workshops on a variety of topics. This one will be covering the idea behind Fine Art Photography and all the niches involved.  We will discuss creation through marketing and getting the best print possible.

Archiving Your Database
Mar
22
8:00 am08:00

Archiving Your Database

Come join Ryan at the Fotochaos event in Kansas City March 22-23, 2015 for a series of short workshops on a variety of topics.  This workshop will discuss the methods that Ryan uses to archive a large database of images.  We will discuss digital and hard filing, storage, and other topics.

Image Competition Intensive
Feb
25
9:00 am09:00

Image Competition Intensive

Interested in entering the upcoming North Central District district competition?  The deadline is March 11, 2015.  Judging will be held March 21st.  Join PEC Approved International Juror Ryan Brown for private one-on-one time to discuss your entries, titles, and presentation!  Theses will be done in one hour time slots between 9am and 8pm.  The cost is $50 an hour.  Head over the to the products page to purchase your time slot.  Once purchased, you will be able to schedule your time.

Building a Wedding Studio from Scratch - DFW Photo Expo
Nov
23
4:30 pm16:30

Building a Wedding Studio from Scratch - DFW Photo Expo

  • Arlington Convention Center

 

 In this 60-minute program we will discuss all of the factors needed to build a wedding business from the ground up. We will discuss the legal aspects as well as marketing & sales, building your brand and equipment needed.

Exploring Camera Lenses - DFW Photo Expo
Nov
22
1:30 pm13:30

Exploring Camera Lenses - DFW Photo Expo

  • Arlington Convention Center

Join Ryan Brown as we dive into the art of choosing a lens.  In this class we will discuss the art of choosing a lens not only for the photography that you would like to accomplish but also for the camera format that you are using.  We will discuss creative uses for wide angle, standard, and telephoto along with special uses of lenses such as fisheyes, macros, and tilt shift lenses.  Bring your questions and be ready to take notes and be inspired with imagery!

Studio Portraits Made Easy!
Nov
14
6:00 pm18:00

Studio Portraits Made Easy!

  • Durys Photo

Come join Master Photographer Ryan Brown as we discover the art of creating a studio portrait. In this course we will discuss studio flash as well as constant light and how to trip the lights and create the exposure. We will also look at the best lighting and posing techniques as well as lens choices to flatter your subject. Bring your camera!

Fashion + Alternative Lighting
Nov
10
12:00 am00:00

Fashion + Alternative Lighting

  • Springfield, MO United States

Ryan Brown will be at the Ozark Professional Photographers annual convention to present a hands-on seminar called Fashion + Alternative Lighting.  In this seminar we will have 3-4 studios set up with models.  Each light setup will include a variety of lights and modifiers.  In this seminar we will think outside the box!  Come with your camera and be prepared to create a great portfolio!  -  Time TBD

The Modern Bride and Groom
Sep
14
9:00 am09:00

The Modern Bride and Groom

  • Lincoln, Nebraksa

Join Ryan at the Professional Photographers of Nebraska Fall Seminar in Lincoln, Nebraska on September 14th.  From 9-11 in the morning we will photograph a bride and groom hands-on.  We will be looking at lighting, posing, and composition for the couple and each one individually.  For more information check out http://www.ppofn.com/.

Gallery Exhibition!
Aug
22
4:30 pm16:30

Gallery Exhibition!

  • Freeland Photography

Hey everyone, are you interested in checking out some of my fine art work in person?  Come to Freeland Photography in downtown Lee's Summit, MO August 22, 2014 for Fourth Fridays.  I will have an exhibit of about 25 different framed pieces available for sale.

Las Vegas, Nevada   -  2013

Las Vegas, Nevada   -  2013

Jun
27
Jun 29

Pin Ups & Portraits

Ryan will be at Unique Photo in New Jersey during their Summer Expo!  Ryan will present two classes at the event.  One will be pin-up models and the other will be a basic portrait class.  Classes are subject to change.

Beginning Studio Portraiture
Jun
23
6:00 pm18:00

Beginning Studio Portraiture

  • Palm Studios

Come Join Ryan in Indianapolis to learn the basics of portraits and studio lighting.  This class will be held by Roberts Camera at Palm Studios in Indianapolis.  Ryan will be talking about the basics of creating a great portrait as well as demonstrating and instructing the beginner in studio light operation.  The cost is $29 and you can register at http://robertscamera.com/education.

Jun
1
8:00 am08:00

The FotoChaos Studio Experience

Come join Ryan Brown at Red X Studio in Kansas City, Missouri as he presents three classes.  The classes will be The Environmental Portrait, Off-camera flash, and Fashion+Alternative Lighting.

May
16
May 17

Hands-On Portraiture

Join Ryan in Grand Rapids Michigan at Norman Camera for a hands-on beginning portraiture event.  Times are TBD.

Apr
13
3:30 pm15:30

Fashion + Alternative Lighting

Ryan Brown will be at the Professional Photographers of Arizona's annual convention to present a hands-on seminar called Fashion + Alternative Lighting.  In this seminar we will have three studios setup with models.  Each light setup will include a variety of lights and modifiers.  In this seminar we will think outside the box!

Apr
8
7:30 pm19:30

Creating a Wedding Business

Join Ryan Brown at the College of Southern Nevada in Las Vegas as he takes you through the beginners roadmap of creating a wedding photography business.  Ryan will help you with marketing, signing clients, building a marketable portfolio and selling to your customers.