Guest Speakers

Elena Sanchez Blair

Photographer and Educator

Lifestyle Family Posing Made Easy

Posing and guiding is an art form. Lifestyle Family Photography has gained a lot of popularity in the industry but what many don't understand is that quite a bit of posing goes into that lifestyle look. When you step into a lifestyle family session you need to have go to poses and the ability to guide your families into genuine emotion and interactions, all while keeping the session under control. During this posing class Elena will teach you what it takes to execute emotive family posing as well as give you step by step instruction for some of her favorite family poses. Elena has a tried and true system to teach family posing. You will learn exactly what to do and say to create artistic and connected family poses.

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Elena S Blair is an award winning Lifestyle Family & Newborn photographer based in Seattle, WA. Elena has photographed hundreds of families making her Seattle’s most sought after lifestyle portrait photographer. Her work and words have been featured on popular online publications like The Huffington Post, Click & Co Blog, Dear Photographer, Adorama, Click It Up A Notch and many more. Elena teaches with online platforms including CreativeLive, KelbyOne, and Click & Company, as well as independently reaching thousands of photographers each year. She is an established public speaker inspiring photographers all over the United States to make meaningful art and build profitable businesses.