"It's Showtime-Time to Look Good"
by Hanson Fong-CA
Sponsored by CANON
Monday, November 3, 7:30 PM

Our first presentation for the month will be the yearly sponsored Canon Speaker. Normally this takes place in March every year, but due to the speakers’ previous engagement at a company in Waltham, we have the privileged of having this world renowned speaker earlier in our camera club schedule.

Hanson Fong of San Francisco, California, is globally recognized as one of the premier wedding and portrait photographers in the industry. The key element to being a successful photographer is to make people look great. Our speaker is known for his animated teaching skills as well as his photographic prowess. He will share with you his perception in creating perfect photographic harmony by demonstrating how to handle any subject's body size and type. A live demonstration of the Classic 10 poses that Hanson has mastered and pioneered will assist you in posing any person, regardless of weight and/or height. His technique will also enable you to pose any family grouping, couple, or a bridal couple. In addition to hands on posing, Hanson will discuss lighting techniques. You will learn how to photograph under any lighting condition, indoors or outdoors, any place, anytime. His approach to finding the 'light' is simple and uncomplicated. Proper lighting and posing will help you create highly desirable, contemporary and timeless photograph.

With more than 35 years of experience, Hanson has rightfully earned the Photographic Degrees of Master of Photography and Photographic Craftsman. He is currently a member of the prestigious Society of XXV. Hanson is also proud a member of Canon’s Explorers of Light. His photographic experience and educational credentials are unsurpassed. As an award winning photographer and instructor, he is on the cutting edge of photography. His work sets the standard for photographers around the world. Our speaker regularly shares his techniques that apply to both fine art and classical photography. In his course ‘Click- Time To Look Good’ he demonstrates the Classic 10 Poses that he pioneered, flow posing, body shifting and facial analysis. Complimented with his animated personality, attendees enjoy live shooting demonstrations, hands on posing techniques, as well as large screen projections of present and past work. Hanson has lectured at every major school of photography across America and has been invited to speak at various national and international conventions. His work and talent are recognized throughout the United States, Asia, Canada, Mexico and Europe. His work has been displayed in the Hall of Fame, Epcot Center, and the ASP Traveling Loan. His images have been seen in numerous publications including American Photo, Bridal Guide, Popular Photography, Rangefnder, Studio Photography and Professional Photographer. The quality of his work is reflected in the aesthetic appeal found in each of his photographs. As Hanson states ONCE YOU GO WITH FONG, YOU WON’T GO WRONG

Please look for more of our speaker’s work, products for sale, blog, instructional videos, DVD’s and information on his workshops and seminars at his website at http://hansonfong.smugmug.com

We would like to thank CANON for their generosity in sponsoring Hanson to the Massachusetts area.