The Fine Art of Portraiture

Kristi Elias
Course Number: 15
Level: All Levels

A successful fine art portrait photographer needs an equal balance of uniqueness, creativity, and a strong business mind. Learn how to become that creative professional photographer in this fun-filled, fine art immersion class, filled with artistic photographic creations, creative editing, business, marketing, successful sales and an abundance of fun and creative inspiration. Learn how she creates her masterpiece portraits, as you create your own.

Learn how to find and grow your creative style, find inspiration and work with YOUR imagination. Kristi will also talk about her work and the thought process behind creating her imagery. Learn to create with confidence and eliminate the boundaries between what is possible and impossible.

Leveraging her 25 years as a professional photographer, Kristi will demonstrate how she merged her art gallery world and photography business to run a successful fine art portrait studio and business. Kristi will share her profit-proved strategies for providing a luxury-based client experience while creating the work YOU want to create, and that clients will not only pay for but rave over.

Why You Should Take This Class:

  • Hands on creative photo shoots both in studio and on location, lighting, posing, propping for creative story telling. We will even do an underwater and over water shoot
  • You will learn Creative fine art Photoshop editing, create masterpiece portraits, learn AI for editing and composites, all while defining and growing your style
  • Learn Fine Art business, Marketing, successful sales, abundance of creative inspiration

Meet the Instructor:

Kristi Elias
Long Beach, CA
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Kristi Elias is a professional portrait photographer with 25 years experience creating Masterpiece portraits for clients and celebrities. She creates wall hanging one of a kind portraits of you and your family.

Kristi is an International Award winning photographer, and California Photographer of the year. She has earned the degree of Master of Photography, Master Artist, Craftsman and the Prestigious ASP Fellowship. She is also a Triple Master of Wedding & Portrait Photographers International.

Kristi owns a luxury based fine art portrait studio inLong Beach, California. She believes in giving back and helping to grow the photography industry. Kristi is a photographic and business educator, teacher, author and image competition judge.