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Vintage Photography Masterclass

Saturday 10 February

Join Sasha Dobies from Sherbet Birdie Photography to learn how to achieve the lighting and mood of 1940s photography.

Sasha will demonstrate how to mimic the aesthetic of 1940’s Hollywood portrait photographers and then in pairs participants will take turns as photographer and model. Learn how to guide a model to create both thoughtful and candid photographic results. Utilising one, two and three lights sources, learn how to create 1940’s portraiture and see how to get the most variety out of just one set build.

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The National Portrait Gallery acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia and recognises the continuing connection to lands, waters and communities. We pay our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and to Elders both past and present.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are warned that this website contains images of deceased persons.