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This online class will focus on portraiture, taking into consideration the limitations we face photographing during the pandemic.
You will learn basic lighting strategies using both natural light and flash photography. We will cover how to pose people, compose images, how to tell a story and put together a cohesive portfolio. Slideshows, hands on work, reviewing assignments, and discussions will support this fun and engaging class.
Programs taking place online:An access link will be emailed to you after purchase.
Programs taking place in our NYC facilities:Please read our safety guidelines before visiting our building.
Programs taking place online and in our NYC facilities:Please select which experience you wish to participate in when registering. Online participants will be emailed an access link after purchase. In-person participants should read our safety guidelines before attending the program.
Karen Haberberg has spent twelve years as a professional photographer documenting stories of human resilience: the memories of a Holocaust survivor, the daily life of a developmentally disabled young adult working on a farm and more recently, kids with rare genetic conditions. Karen’s parents lost their first child, Rafi, at age three to Tay–Sachs disease. The memory of the child who died so young is never far from the family’s collective consciousness and inspired the work on this project.
Karen is a New York City-based lifestyle and portrait photographer. In ad ...
Karen is a New York City-based lifestyle and portrait photographer. In addition to her freelance work, Karen teaches at New York University, 92Y and the International Center of Photography (ICP). For nearly a decade, she served as the Director of Photography and Digital Media at the JCC in Manhattan. Karen has also curated numerous exhibitions and collaborated with well-known photographers such as Annie Leibovitz, Elliot Erwitt, Joyce Tenneson, Gillian Laub and Bruce Davidson, among others.
Her photography has been shown in numerous gallery exhibitions, magazines and newspapers including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Daily News, Huffington Post, Time Out NY, Daily Mail, Cosmopolitan, New York Family Magazine, Forbes and Fit Pregnancy. Her work was recently featured on ABC News and NY1.
Karen holds a BA from Brandeis University and MA in Art and Photography from the ICP. She lives in Manhattan with her husband and two children, Maya and Liam. For more information, visit www.karenhaberberg.com.
Photographing Portraits in the time of COVID