The Art of Hands

Hands can often be the most expressive yet troubling posing elements in any artistic medium.  Spend 1 or 2 days with Melody Smith learning her best kept tricks for posing hands of your every day clients.

Day 1:  Instruction & Demonstration

10:00 - 11:00 Introductions 

             (breakfast pastries, beverages)

12:00 - 12:30  The Importance of Gesture 

             a look at why hands matter

12:30-1:45:  Catered lunch

1:45 - 3:45:  Demonstration

3:45- 4:00  Wrap up

4:00 - 5:00 Q&A cocktail hour

5:30 RSVP Dinner meet up

Course Day 1 Includes:

MSP Posing Guide Hands

Cocktails, Mocktails, Beverages, and Snacks

Catered Lunch

Day 2 Includes:

Retouching secrets of MSP

Open shooting bays to practice your new skills while Melody personally guides and assists you.

1 Professional Headshot of YOU for your website and branding (optional not required!) 

Cocktail/Mocktail Hour with private Q&A!

Day 2:  Guided Practice Sessions

10:00-10:30 Introductions



10:30-11:30 Retouching

11:30-2:30 Open Guided Shooting in 2 

           shooting bays

2:30-3:45 Headshots with Melody Smith

3:45-4:00 Q&A Cocktail Hour


4:00-4:30 Closing/Wrap up

Class Capacity:  10  

Day 1:  Instruction/Demonstration: $795

Day 2:  Retouching/Guided Practice/Headshots: $795

Reserve both days:  $1450 ($140 savings)

This class is designed for advanced photographers who own a DSLR + Lens.  

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Payment is due in full 2 weeks prior to scheduled course date.  

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A non refundable/non transferable deposit of 50% is due to secure your spot for each course.

Consultation Hours:  Tues. & Thurs. 11a - 5:30p  | Session Times:  M, W, F 10a |     Located at   3 N Sycamore St., Petersburg VA

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