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Timeless Portfolio Workshop March 10th – 11th 2018

March 10, 2018 @ 9:00 am - March 11, 2018 @ 5:00 pm UTC-5 | Cost: $1799 – $1999 |New York, NY

Timeless Portfolio Workshop March 10th – 11th 2018


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When: March 10th & 11th 2018 (Saturday/Sunday)

Where: New York City

Take a step back in time to make stunning photographs. This intensive portfolio workshop will focus on creating timeless images utilizing vintage wardrobe, period costumes, props, and stylized photographic techniques. Join world-renowned photographers Lindsay Adler and Chris Knight for an experience that will stimulate your creativity and allow you to learn from these two masters of photography.

This intensive hands-on workshop will include styling and scenes for Film Noir, Renaissance, Hollywood Glam, character portraits, vintage 1950’s and much more. With the help of professional models, authentic and couture costumes, and some of the world’s greatest hair and makeup artists, you will have the opportunity to create a series of stunning images.


What you’ll learn

  • Specific lighting setups and tools to emulate the looks of certain visual styles from film noir to dutch paintings
  • Concept development
  • Styling
  • Posing
  • Lens choice
  • Lighting patterns
  • Modifier choice
  • Directing your subject, and much more.

You will also have plenty of one-on-one time with our incredibly styled models, giving you a chance to capture a wide range of gorgeous images using the lessons from our two great instructors.

The last day of this workshop will walk you through post-processing techniques to put the final touches on your images including color grading, adding textures, retouching and even transforming images into paintings.

With two expert instructors you will get a variety of invaluable photographic lessons to utilize in this small-group experience.


Day 1: Dream Shoot Studio (Manhattan)
Theme: Film Noir, Old Hollywood, Period Character Portraits

  • 9am-10:30am: Introduction lecture
  • 10:30-12:30am: Set 1
  • 12:30-1:30pm: Lunch
  • 1:30-5:30pm: Set 2, 3, 4

Day 2: Dream Shoot Studio (Manhattan)
Theme: 1950s, Mod, Vintage, and Renaissance

  • 9am-12:30pm: Set 1, Set 2
  • 12:30-1:30pm: Lunch
  • 1:30-4:30pm: Set 3, Set 4.
  • 4:45-5:45pm: Dinner Provided
  • 6:00pm-8:00pm: Retouch demonstration


Note: Although this is a large workshop with a greater number of attendees, we will be renting a larger space and dividing up into 2 groups and rotating so that you will have plenty of time to shoot, and have one on one time with Lindsay and Chris. 



Attendee Testimonials

Rick B.

Lindsay is the best of the best and can teach simultaneously to intermediates and advanced level photographers so that everyone walks away with what they need. She is full of energy but focused and determined to get through a ton of setups. As a studio owner and full-time professional for nearly a decade, I find her style and approach to photography refreshing and inspirational. Can't wait to work with her again!

Alynn P.

The workshop exceeded my expectations. Lindsay is an amazing instructor! And the creative team did an outstanding job

Eye Opening


The planning, choice of models, staff, assistants, and Lindsay herself were perfection. I extended my capabilities, image impact, creativity and overall quality substantially, and got great images for my portfolio.

Lucia S.

Well structured class .fast paced athough easy to follow . Enough time for practice at every set to get the feel ... Amazing educator !!! High energy !! Very generous !! Never felt intimidated by her knowledge , great personality !! Never a dull moment .. Very creative and inventive !!

Jeff N.

Lindsay's teaching style is very detailed yet in a very understandable and approachable style. She works with the attendees to individually to be sure they understand and if not, helps them correct what they are doing. Her creativity at combining photo techniques, suggestions for working with models and set ups is outstanding.

Julie L

The workshop was an extraordinary experience. Lindsay's teaching is very hands-on and I feel like she was giving everything she's got. She is super generous, as is her whole team


Do you provide transportation/airfare for the event?
No, transportation is the responsibility of the attendee.

Should I bring my camera?
Since we will be shooting, absolutely!

Do I need to bring any other additional equipment? No. All lighting and other equipment will be provided (minus memory cards!) You may want to bring a tripod however.

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
The studio is located in at 526 W. 26th Street in Chelsea. (Exact address will be given closer to the event). There are several options for parking around the studio, including an affordable parking garage (around $24 per day if you get in before 10am) on 25th street.

The studio is also a short walk from Penn Station. I recommend Uber if you need a ride as well!

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
You can contact us here with questions.

Can I update my registration information?
If you need to make a change to the information you submitted please contact us.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

The name on the registration/ticket doesn’t match the attendee. Is that okay?
As long as they have the printed ticket, sure!

What is the refund policy?
Due to the nature of this event and production costs, a refund in most cases may not be available and may be applicable to a cancellation fee or only be available to transfer to someone else. Please contact us regarding questions about a refund and review our Terms & Conditions before purchasing.





March 10, 2018 @ 9:00 am
March 11, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
$1799 – $1999
Event Category:


Lindsay Adler


Dream Shoot Studio
526 W. 26th Street Studio 305
New York, NY 10001 United States
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