EventsStudio Sessions: Fashion Photography with Your Phone

Studio Sessions: Fashion Photography with Your Phone

September 4, 2024 | 1–4 p.m.
Location: High Museum of Art, Greene Family Education Center Lecture Room
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Take your editorial eye to the next level!

In this studio workshop, we will learn how to create successfully staged photos with a smartphone. Working with live models, we will capture editorial-style images through styling and posing. With guidance from High Museum of Art teaching artist Michelle Alba, we’ll explore how to convey mood and tone through staged portraiture and delve into editing techniques to enhance and finalize our images. At the end of the workshop, we’ll print our best shots at 4×6 images, share our work with fellow participants, and receive instructor feedback. Learn how to capture more engaging images and discover what makes great composition by experimenting with design principles and the technical capabilities of our smartphones.

About Your Instructor

Michelle Alba is a teaching artist at the High Museum of Art, where she works with children, families, adults, and older adults. She has taught arts-integrated curriculum involving photography, video, visual arts, music, and theater since 2001, both in Chicago and Atlanta. She holds a BA in art education from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Michelle Headshot

About Tyler Mitchell: Idyllic Space

This workshop is offered in connection with Tyler Mitchell: Idyllic Space. Mitchell rose to global prominence in 2018 when he photographed Beyoncé for the September issue of Vogue. He was the first Black artist to shoot the cover in the magazine’s then 126-year history. In his work, Mitchell explores style, beauty, and identity through playfully theatrical, expressive photographs that seamlessly blend his fashion and conceptual photographs.

About Studio Sessions

Studio Sessions are art-making workshops connected to artworks on view at the High. These workshops provide opportunities to experiment, play, and enjoy new mediums and materials. No prior experience is required. Studio Sessions are designed for adults, but all ages are welcome. This workshop is offered three times.

For more information, please email or call 404-733-5034.

Know Before You Go

When you arrive, please present your QR code ticket to a Guest Relations team member at the Admissions and Information desk. Then, please proceed to the Lecture Room where this Studio Session is taking place. The Lecture Room is on the lower level of the Stent Family Wing in the Greene Family Education Center.