Studio Portraiture

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 Jackie Shelton, 775-772-6543


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                                                                   

Award-Winning Photographer Jeff Ross
Teaches Studio Photography: Portraiture
Through Nevada Museum of Art

Reno, NV (July 15, 2013) – Aspiring photographers will get a chance to explore portrait photography in a professional studio environment from award-winning photographer Jeff Ross from 6 to 9 p.m., Wednesdays, September 11 through September 25, through the Nevada Museum of Art.

Taught at Ross’ studio, the Studio Photography: Portraiture class will allow students to work with live models and experiment with various qualities of light, including natural and artificial, framing and composition and variations in the photographic environment. Students will examine the work of photographers such as Arnold Newman, Karsh, Platon and others. The cost is $96 for members and $108 for non-members. Participants can sign up through the Nevada Museum of Art at

Ross has been a commercial, editorial and fine art photographer since 1981. Having studied at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, he apprenticed under some of the leading photographers in Los Angeles, CA. Based in Reno since 1984, Ross now uses the latest in digital technologies. In 2012, he received a TELLY Award for KNPB’s “The Work of Art,” a program that was also nominated for a regional EMMY. For more information, visit