Chris Knight

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Shooting the Dramatic Portrait: Session 1

If you want to create memorable and dramatic portraiture, this class is
a ‘must-see.’ Chris Knight will cover six essential tips to transform
your lighting techniques to create drama. He’ll cover topics as diverse
as personal style, ratios, cutting light, tightly controlled modifiers,
painting broadly and mixing different qualities of light. After taking this
class you’ll be prepared with new tools and techniques to take your
portraiture to the next level.

Retouch Like a Boss: Session 2

Do you feel like you and Photoshop are in a casual relationship and
you want to take it to the next level? Maybe you’re chasing hard, and
it’s playing hard to get. Get intimate with Photoshop in Chris Knight’s
“Retouch Like a Boss.” Take total control of your post-production
workflow in five key steps including: stronger raw processing, the
efficient cleanup, magazine-ready skin, shaping with liquify and
advanced color grading. Remember, the safe word is
“Command+Z.”

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ABOUT THE SPEAKER

Chris Knight was born in Wiesbaden, Germany and hardened by the sweaty, nearly chewable, humidity of Florida. He combines his unconditional love of art history with his conditional love of technology, topping it off with a flare for the cinematic and an uncompromising eye for detail.

His work has appeared in or on Vogue, People, MSNBC, ABC, Ocean Drive, GQ and others.

Chris is the author of The Dramatic Portrait and an instructor at Pratt Institute as well as the New York Film Academy.