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Creating Your Own Unique and Compelling Portrait Style

Parish Kohanim
September 09, 2017
10:00 am – 4:00 pm
$99 ($79 for CPS Members)
Historic Academy of Medicine
875 W. Peachtree Street NW
Atlanta, Georgia 30309


The real goal of a portrait photographer is not simply to record an image of a person. The real goal should be to create art that is unique, distinct and memorable.

Few photographers have mastered the art of a unique portrait style like Parish Kohanim, and in this workshop, he will share the secrets that help you create your own portrait photography style.

You will not only learn about dynamic lighting, natural posing and proper composing but also how to raise the bar in creating your best portraits.  You’ll learn how to tap into your passion, find inspiration and make portraits that are uniquely you.

Key Takeaways:
  • This workshop teaches you how to be unique and take portraits like no one else.
  • Learn how to break the rules and come up with unconventional and unique portraits.
  • You’ll walk away with a wealth of unique tips and photos and new ways to take exceptional and powerful portraits.
  • You will learn how to capture the most natural portraits.
What’s Included:
  • Full-day portrait photography lecture and demonstration seminar. Watch Parish use his unique portrait techniques.
  • Have Parish answer your questions about his photography style and give you advice on developing your own.
  • Continue learning with free portrait photography downloads from the Canon Digital Learning Center.
Featured Gear:

Parish will be demonstrating his portrait techniques using this Canon gear:

Canon EOS DSLR Camera
EOS 5D Mark IV

Canon EF Lenses
EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM
EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM
EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM
EF 135mm f/2L USM
EF 70-200mm f/2.8L II USM

Canon Speedlite Flash
Speedlite 600EX II-RT

Touch and try this gear and more during the seminar

What to Bring:

Attendees might consider bringing their DSLR and portrait lenses to follow along with the lecture and demonstration, although it is not required.

Skill Level:
  • Amateur (i.e. some experience and working knowledge of photography terms and basic camera operation)
  • Advanced Amateur (i.e. comfortable with manual camera operation, most photo concepts, workflow, and editing)

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