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Portraits That Tell A Story

In this masterclass, the renowned Michele Aboud shares the importance of forming creative intention long before picking-up the camera. Join her as she explores how photography is a reflection of our own personal journey.

In this intimate masterclass, Michele will demystify the creative process and analyse the origin of inspiration. You will learn the importance of connecting with the sitter, and how to build emotional depth in your portrait through light and colour palette.

Learning Outcomes
  • Develop an understanding, and emotional connection with your subject
  • How to use light and colour palette to convey emotional depth

Michele Aboud 

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Michele Aboud is best known for her striking beauty images and portraiture depicting simplicity with aesthetic strength. 

Establishing her presence in editorial and advertising, Michele has evolved her style in front and behind the camera with the steady hand and vision that experience brings. Her work ranges from capturing some of the most famous celebrities to fine art portraiture for world-renowned exhibitions. The portrait she created of Baz Luhrmann—shot in 1987—is now part of the permanent collection at the National Portrait Gallery, Canberra. Michele’s work was selected for the Taylor Wessing Portrait Prize, 2014, National Portrait Gallery, London and the Olive Cotton Portrait Prize, 2015. Her cutting edge advertising images have been highly award by numerous bodies including the Clio Awards, New York.

Portrait of Cate Blanchett by Michele Aboud

Cate Blanchett by Michele Aboud

Portrait of a female by Michele Aboud

Image of curtain and window by Michele Aboud

Portrait of a man by Michele Aboud

Still life image 1 by Michele Aboud

Still life image 2 by Michele Aboud

Portrait of Dion by Michele Aboud

Portrait of Dion by Michele Aboud