The idea of cropping is a very personal one. Some people like to shoot in a loose way, often handheld, then crop in the wet or digital darkroom. I tend to work in a very formal way when I shoot. I poke around until I find a location that speaks to me, then look at […]Read More
If you are looking for the finest fine art nude photography workshops, or looking for a personal mentor to teach you how to take great nude photographs, you’ve come to the right place.
Allen Birnbach has worked both as a commercial and fine art photographer for over thirty years. His commercial assignments for advertising and corporate clients has taken him to over twenty countries around the world. His photographs have been recognized in The New York Art Director’s Club One Show, The ARC Annual Report competitions, Print Magazine, Communication Arts Magazine, Photo Design Magazine, Photomethods, and Photo District News.
His personal work has been exhibited in galleries internationally, and can be found in numerous individual and corporate collections in the U.S. and abroad. Select images have been recognized by The Black and White Spider Awards, The International Color Awards, DoubleTake Magazine, and in the book, “The World’s Greatest Black and White Photography.” An interview with Allen about his approach to fine art nude photography is online at ARTnudes Network. Examples of his work, a client list and an artist resume are at BirnbachFigureworks.com, BirnbachImages.com and AllenBirnbach.com.
Allen is as passionate about teaching as creating his own images. He has taught photography classes for the UCLA Extension, The Panasonic Digital Photo Academy, The Santa Fe Workshops, Focus on Nature (Iceland), Working with Artists, Colorado Photographic Arts Center and The Anderson Ranch.
Past participants unanimously say that Nude Photo Workshops are the best workshops they have attended. That’s because the focus is completely on you and your artistic growth in how to photograph nude models. All in a nurturing, well organized environment.