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Kelly & Kalina Schneider Kelly & Kalina Schneider Kelly & Kalina Schneider Kelly & Kalina Schneider Kelly & Kalina Schneider Kelly & Kalina Schneider Kelly & Kalina Schneider Educator
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Kelly, a US Navy veteran with 29 years of service, discovered his passion for photography during his global travels to 137 countries. In 2010, he began pursuing professional portraiture. He and his wife established a family photography business in 2012, specializing in weddings and portraiture.
With a Master’s degree in Human Systems Integration and executive leadership courses, Kelly is a certified Master Training Specialist. He has over 25 years of experience in advanced skills training, serving as the Director of Training for the FORD Class Nuclear Aircraft Carrier Program in Washington, DC.
Kelly continues to develop his photography skills through workshops and events, and he and his wife have trained over 500 students in the US and Europe. Their family photography business is now known as KSFINEARTS, focusing on Intimate Portraiture/Boudoir, Fine Art portraiture, and Professional Portraiture Education.
They also lead portrait-inspired tours in various locations. Kelly is writing a book titled “The Salient Portrait and the Three Pillars” and has received multiple photography awards. He serves as a Portrait Judge for the Master Photographer International competition and holds Master and Fellow levels for Portrait Masters and MPE in Europe.
Kelly resides in Cape Coral, Florida, with his wife Kalina.

 

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Moody Portraits Outdoors Photowalk

Want to learn and shoot moody images outdoors using just available, natural, or reflected light? Want to see how to balance strobes with ambient light to give you a more realistic final appearance? In this photo walk, everyone will get the chance to shoot models in High Fashion, costumes, wings and some other surprises in ways that will make your images stand out! This location shooting will include using Natural Light, Reflected Light, Constant light, and Strobes to get that WOW image right in camera.

June 23, 2024 | 4:00 pm  – 7:00 pm£159.55

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How To Create Elegant And Moody Boudoir

This class is designed to provide a clear understanding of how we shoot boudoir sessions and create our moody, intensely emotional, yet classy boudoir style. We will cover all aspects of camera settings, gear use, set up, lighting, and then the importance of “Emotional Posing” in boudoir and intimate portraits.
We will also conduct live demonstrations on shooting boudoir and provide a live feed to a large screen so you can see what we see in the camera during the shoot!
Our presentations are fun and exciting, and some audience members will have the chance to come up and do some hands-on shooting too!

June 24, 2024 | 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm£159.55

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3 Pillars Of Powerful Portraiture

Kelly and Kalina will go over their highly acclaimed THREE PILLARS of POWERFUL PORTRAUTRE followed by intense step by step demonstration with live models on how this in applied in your photography process. Students will learn about the key elements that make images memorable to include idea planning, and set design, styling, critical camera gear and settings to make an image come to life with the “getting it right” in camera as the goal. This is the new formula for powerful portraits!

June 25, 2024 | 8:00 am – 11:00 am£319.45

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The vast trade show floor hosts speaker stages, where there will be world-famous photographers teaching and demonstrating throughout the event.

NEW for 2024 - PORTFOLIO PODS.
15 fully equipped sets for photoshoots, including backdrops, lighting, sets and models for you to use. Visit each portfolio pod and you can easily create a full portfolio of your own work!

PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR COMPETITION - images shot in the portfolio pods can be entered into our huge competition, for the chance to win prizes worth £20,000 for the best image.

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47 Courses

 

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15 Pods

 

Vendors 100+

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