Chicago Workshop July 16-18, 2021

The Pas de Deux Photo Chicago Workshop registration is now open.

Hands-on learning, dancer models, and business classes

TOPICS INCLUDE: Posing dancers in outdoor settings,

natural lighting, indoor studio lighting, posing, and editing

Space is limited to 60 photographers.

INSTRUCTORS: David Hofmann and Ron McKinney.


Friday, July 16:

5:30 - 8:15 pm - Golden hour shoot with two location options - a farm or park with two ponds.  Pre-professional dancers will join us and workshop leaders will assist in setting up shots, sharing camera settings and more.


9:00 pm - social gathering at RMP Studios

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Saturday, July 17:

 9 am to 4 pm - workshops on artistic studio lighting, posing dancers, and a lecture class on editing or a business class


5:30 pm - 8:15 pm - golden hour shoot at the second location, the farm or the park with two ponds.

We may also offered extended studio portrait shooting.  

Sunday, July 18:

Sunrise shoot with the Chicago skyline in the background from Adler Planetarium followed by some of the best locations in the city, wrapping up with a shoot along the Chicago Riverwalk.

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Registration includes the social event refreshments, and a lunch on Saturday at the studio.

Cost for the event is $295. We will have pre-professional and professional dancers, although we may not have professional dancers at every photo shoot. 

We can only take up to 60 attendees.

We will have a block of rooms at a nearby Holiday Inn with group discount pricing.  To take advantage of the group rate, sign up here.  Queen and King rooms are $114/night.  The Holiday Inn is minutes from Ron McKinney Studios, the location for the Friday social event and Saturday workshop.

This will be a commuter event. If you fly in, we will help you find someone with a car to travel into the city.

Register here