Learn how to pose and work with a professional nude or seminude model. In this class we'll explore and learn: - posing the model - model courtesy, respect, rules of the studio. - lighting for figure work - framing - planning a figure model shoot Bring a DSLR or SLR camera with wide angle to short telephoto zoom lens or assortment of lenses. Lighting, studio backdrop(s), wardrobe options, and props provided. In this class we'll have fun practicing posing and working with a professional model in the studio setting. We'll explore different lighting arrangements to create drama and effect and how to frame the model in the camera for dramatic effect. But even more important we'll learn how to work with a model for best effect and to insure cooperation for a productive and rewarding shoot. We'll also discuss professional rules of courtesy and expectations from the models' perspective and how to develop a reputation that will inspire models to work with you as a professional. All photographers must be 18+ and bring proof of age to get into the studio.