On Location Portrait: North Point Park
Are you a seasoned portrait photographer looking for the opportunity to expand your portfolio? This newly developed course focuses on shooting models at various locations around the Boston area and is aimed at intermediate and advanced students who have previous experience in portraiture. On the designated evening, students will meet at the designated location for an evening of shooting under the guidance of our portraiture instructor with models coordinated by the school. Every class session will feature a new and exciting location. This structure should give students the flexibility to sign up for as many evenings as they desire without a long term summer commitment!
To participate in this class, student must be 18 years of age or the minimum of a high school graduate (or the equivalent).
Prerequisite: Enrolling students must have a strong understanding of digital camera controls, exposure and composition fundamentals, experience using flash and photographing people.
Gear Prerequisite: DSLR or mirrorless camera, flash
About the instructor: Ben Wight
Ben Wight is a Boston-based wedding and portrait photographer. The day after graduating from NESOP in 2007, he and a fellow graduate photographed their first wedding together; and thus Hitched Studios was started. He has spent the last ten years building his studio’s brand and bringing his unique style to weddings, working with clients locally, nationally and internationally. Committed to staying relevant in an ever-changing industry, Ben attends workshops around the country with some of the world’s top wedding and portrait photographers. After receiving his own accolades with PDN’s Top Knots award in 2010, he went on to receive Boston Magazine’s Best of Boston in 2011 and has received The Knot’s Best of Weddings five times. He has had photographs featured in magazines such as Boston Weddings, PDN, The Knot, Seacoast Bride, and Newport Weddings, to name a few. Outside of weddings, Ben works with a variety of clients ranging from local artists and small businesses, to larger companies like Gazelle and Converse. Inspired by the mentors and professionals from whom he learned, in 2012, he began teaching workshops at his studio in Somerville, MA. In 2017, he returned to NESOP to continue following his passion for education by sharing his real world experience with the next generation of professional photographers. To see Ben’s work, go to: www.HitchedStudios.com